Stray bus Day 10 cont… We arrived off the ferry in Picton and drove straight to a winery/ café  where they did a mini wine tasting for $5. There were ×2 whites, one rose and one pinot noir. We then drove onto Abel Tasman to our accommodation called ‘the barn’. —- TIP You can stay […]

Stray bus aka George the reindeer bus Day 1 : Hahai We left Auckland at 0730 and arrived at the holiday park in Hahai around 1500 after having a couple of stops for coffee and food shopping. —– TIP Buy your food and alcohol before you arrive (pac n save in Thames) as it’s very […]

As mentioned our very kind and generous friends lent us their super awesome Holden V8 Sandown and two man tent so we could go camping in the northlands of New Zealand. 1st stop A lovely country house, looks like an old English country estate! Then driving about 3 ish hours from Auckland we arrived in: […]

We left LA on 12th Nov, flew for 10 hours to Fiji and arrived on 14th Nov…. Bonus: Night flights save you a nights accommodation

Day 4 we booked a trip to the Grand Canyon from Viator. TIP Use this site and book a few weeks in advance to get it almost 1/2 price. —- This trip entailed a pick up from your hotel in a shuttle and talking to the depot. You have to pay an administration fee for […]