South Island’s Jewel – ‘The Mackenzie Country’

February 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Lupins, turquoise lakes, spacious, barren landscapes and the majestic Aoraki/Mt Cook were some of the images that enticed us to visit the Mackenzie country. As much as I had looked forward to travelling through the region, I wasn’t expecting it to be as stunning as it was. This slice of New Zealand known as the [...]

  • Cyclists riding alongside Lake Pukaki on a perfect day. Photo by Miles Holden

E-bike and Hiking – The Lake Tekapo-Pukaki-Ohau-Hooker Valley Trails

September 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

I’ve never understood the obsession with fly fishing – fruitless hours flailing the water with a feathery thing on the end of a piece of flimsy nylon – but seeing the look of sheer exultation on my husband’s face when he landed a rainbow trout helped me grasp what a thrill it is to hook [...]