Fiordland : Key Summit And Milford Sound Cruise

Fiordland : Key Summit and Milford Sound Cruise

In the brand-new silvery rental car of our French friends Younn and François, we are driving fast on the Stae Highway heading to the Fiordland... The Fiordland ! This mythic place, located at the far south-west of the South Island,…

Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier

A few kilometerss away from Franz Josef glacier, a little bit further south on the South Island west coast, you can find its icy little brother : the Fox glacier, equally reknown for its walking tracks and  its helicopter tours.…

The Franz Josef Glacier

The Franz Josef Glacier

The West Coast of South Island... Many travellers dream to go on a road trip along this famous coastal line, known as the most beautiful of New Zealand. After leaving Hokitika , where we carved our own jade, we take…

Around Hokitika

Around Hokitika

After 2 days with Steve Gwaliasi at Bonz'n'Stones in Hokitika, where we carved our own jade, it's time to hit the road again! We first meet by chance Jules and Charlène with who we walked down Mount Taranaki, and then…

In Arthur’s Pass

In Arthur’s Pass

It's now time for us to live Christchurch and our friends Dan & Rochelle, a brand new SLR hanging from Quentin's shoulder (the old one couldn't be repaired... we unfortunately had to buy a new one...). Our new destination :…

Akaroa, The « French » Village

Akaroa, the « French » village

While waiting news from the camera repair shop in Christchurch where we droped Quentin's broken DSLR, we decide to take two days to explore the Banks Peninsula and its famous French village Akaroa, 75 km east of the city. New…

About Christchurch

About Christchurch

Christchurch, or ChCh fort short. Destroyed 5 years ago by a terrible earthquake, the broken city carries a sad reputation... "It's awful, there is only ruins" "The city is dead, the companies are all gone!" "Be ready for a chock!"…

The Abel Tasman Coast Track

The Abel Tasman Coast Track

From Nelson, after visiting the Marlborough Sounds, we start hitchhiking again alongside the main road. We shouldn’t have had any problem to get a lift there, considering the heavy traffic. But, oddly enough, we had to wait for a very…

In The Marlborough Sounds

In the Marlborough Sounds

The heavy ferry cruises peacefully on the dark waters of the fjord that marks the entrance of the South Island. Dense brownish smoke follows its trail, obscuring the sky of the eerie twilight while the low growl of the massive…

In Wellington

In Wellington

Here we are, finally: in Wellington! All the New Zealanders we’ve met told us a lot of good about the capital.... The end of a trip in Wellington... Alas, we are not really in a tourist mood. We have now…

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