Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo

On the way north from Mt Cook, where we spent the two last days, sits Tekapo. Small, quiet, set along the beautiful namesake lake, Tekapo offers a place of choice for passing travelers. Famous for its jewel-like lake and for…

Mount Cook And The Hooker Valley

Mount Cook and the Hooker Valley

The Catlins Coast at the far south of South Island was wonderful, no doubt. After this good breath of fresh marine air, we are ready to travel back North to visit the Giant of New Zealand: Mount Cook and its…

Hitchhiking Along The Catlins Coast

Hitchhiking along the Catlins coast

After an amazing stay in Wanaka where we rode fat bikes, hunted for aurora australis on Roys Peak and hiked along the Rob Roy Glacier, we are on the road again heading South! And more exactly heading to the wonderful…

Wanaka : Hiking At Rob Roy Glacier

Wanaka : Hiking at Rob Roy glacier

We wake up early on this cold morning, the sky is still covered by  the starry veil of the night. We are camping in Albert Town, 8 km away from today's meeting point and we must thing about walking all…

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 :…

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