Today saw our return to work after what has been a lovely long summer holiday, that included Christmas, New Year … More
Tag: South Island
Wordless Wednesday: Glenorchy
For this week’s Worldless Wednesday, we travel back to our long weekend trip down to Queenstown and our Sunday drive … More
Wordless Wednesday: iconic buildings and other things
For this week’s (semi) Wordless Wednesday we journey back to the South Island, to Cardrona and the famous Cardrona Hotel, … More
Words on Wednesday: the Chinese settlement in Arrowtown
Close by the centre of Arrowtown lies a very different heritage site, the Arrowtown Chinese settlement. It is one of at least ten Chinese settlements that grew up around the gold mining towns in Otago during the late the nineteenth century.
Arrowtown: a bit of goldrush history
A short drive from Queenstown, lies Arrowtown, an historic town sitting on the Arrow River.
This week’s small pleasures #226 or Queenstown weekend part 1
For this week’s small pleasures post, I’m going to take you with me to Queenstown, where we have been for a long weekend break.
Words on Wednesday: Dunedin indoors (the trip part 5)
It seems ages since we had our short trip to Dunedin: we are back at work and daily life goes … More
Wordless Wednesday: Streets of Dunedin
It is back to Dunedin for this week’s Wordless Wednesday. Captions on the pictures You can find Thistles and Kiwis … More
Birds aplenty: the Royal Albatross Centre
I have always been fascinated by albatrosses. With their size, ability to fly long distances and their sometimes comical take-offs … More
Words on Wednesday: Port Chalmers
As I sat down to map out blog posts on our recent holiday, I struggled to think how to structure them and what to do in what order. It has taken a bit of work but I have decided to do three more posts after today: one on the Royal Albatross Centre, one on ‘things to do indoors’ and one on street art. Hope you will come along for the journey.