Traveling Beyond the Postcard

13 April 2016 A few miles south of Hokitika we stopped to see Lake Mahinapua.  There is a short drive down a beautiful road canopied with a lush growth of trees...

11 April 2016 We said our goodbyes and made our way to the Ferry Terminal to begin our journey to the South Island.  There was an earthquake that morning about 7:30...

8 April 2016 Today everyone went to the botanical gardens.  It was great to have everyone together for the day!  On the way there we passed by an area where the...

7 April 2017 Today Bizzy gave us a guided tour around Wellington while Lindsey and Andrew were at work.  We went to the Mount Victoria Lookout which gave us a fabulous...

5 April 2016 Today we leave Rotorua and make our way to Palmerston North for an overnight.  Rotorua is full of geothermal vents that release steam.  Everywhere you go there is...

04 April 2016 Monday we drove back to Matamata for the Hobbiton tour.  What an amazing place; we were so glad we didn’t miss this!  The country side is incredibly beautiful;...