Moving from the South Island to the North Island was relatively uneventful in terms of sights, but all the more hectic when it came to my allergies. The North Island clearly has issues with me.
Alright, so the drive to Dunedin was entirely uneventful. Not really worth reporting much. And our short stay in Dunedin was, well, not particularly great either. We decided to leave early. I’ll explain in more detail in the full blog post.
A Night in Wanaka So, here we were: Wanaka. We arrived relatively late in the evening in Wanaka…
Riding down the West Coast of New Zealand is a very different experience. Expect endless long roads, glaciers, rainforest, sandflies and very few people.
Imagine “Every day is a winding road…” by Sheryl Crow playing in your head whilst crossing what feels like the hundredth hill during an endless trip to the West Coast. Yep, that’s what it felt like to me.
When you cross the Cook Strait and arrive in Picton, you don’t necessarily know where to go from there. Do I go to the east coast or to the west coast? We ended up in Nelson and saw a lot along the way.