Tauranga – Whangarei

From the beautiful Cottage, without Internet but with a beautiful view of the bay of Tauranga and after a relaxing and sweet breakfast we leave for Whangarei. The weather, as expected for days, has turned bad, in fact it rains and it will rain for … ContinuaTauranga – Whangarei

Dunedin – Christchurch

After a quiet and restful night, we leave for Christchurch with an obligatory stop at the Moeraki Boulders, a group of perfectly spherical geoids that the waves of the sea and the earthquakes have washed away. According to the Maori legend, relating to the creation … ContinuaDunedin – Christchurch

Invercargill – Dunedin

Hearty breakfast and then off to Dunedin and the beautiful Otago Peninsula. A few kilometers in the beautiful valleys inhabited by thousands of sheep and cows, then we reach the junction for the Otago peninsula and we begin these 60 beautiful kilometers, between breathtaking views, … ContinuaInvercargill – Dunedin

Te Anau (Doubtful Sound)

Hearty breakfast and after careful dressing for the cold day we are going to meet, we wait for the bus that will take us to Lake Manapouri from where the cruise on the Doubtful Sound (one of the largest fjords in the New Zealand Fiordland) … ContinuaTe Anau (Doubtful Sound)

Te Anau – Invercargill

Quiet journey, with a small detour to see a short coast of south fiordland, a quick passage in front of Steward island and then off to Invercargill, a large city. Arriving at the hotel we get the room and then we quickly go to Bluff, … ContinuaTe Anau – Invercargill

Queenstown – Te Anau

Departure from Queenstown as soon as the sun has begun to peek through the mountains, we spent a good half hour to defrost the car, (-5 °) then proceed with caution towards Te Anau, a town on the shore of the, same name, lake. Road … ContinuaQueenstown – Te Anau

Collingwood 1-2

We are on the westernmost tip of the South Island, overlooking the Tasman Sea inside the Abel Tasman National Park. During the night cames to find us an earthquake … The earthquake, of magnitude 7.0 Richter, occurred 60 km from Mount Taranaki (the conical one … ContinuaCollingwood 1-2

Wellington – Collingwood

  The alarm rings, we are already up, at 07:15 closes the check-in of the ferry to Picton . We close our suitcases, have breakfast and flee to the harbour. We line up and at 08:05 the ferry leaves its moorings and heads towards the … ContinuaWellington – Collingwood

Hamilton to New Plymouth

We leave in the early morning and take the HW 3 towards south, bucolic landscapes with cows and sheep at will, trees, rivers and beautiful beaches. The first stop is at the Kiwi House in Otorohanga, where we can see, awake and active, a Kiwi … ContinuaHamilton to New Plymouth

New Zealand

New Zealand in 2003 a long journey from Rome to London, from London Heathrow to Los Angeles and from Los Angeles to Auckland more than  28 hours of flight (on the plane) plus a a lot of hours in various airports. The arrival in Auckland … ContinuaNew Zealand