Dat Ass Tho…

And I. Am. Back! The last few months have been rather crazy. I was in the States visiting family and introducing one our nephews to the awesomeness that is the US. Then I came back and finished my last week at my job - I will definitely be writing about the ins and outs of … Continue reading Dat Ass Tho…

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The Misnomer that is Milford Sound…

Finally, Milford Sound! Every little corner of New Zealand has been magical, but Milford Sound is literally another world. There is only one road to and from Milford Sound (the 94) and the last real sign of civilization (where you can stock up on groceries before heading up) is in Te Anau. We stayed in … Continue reading The Misnomer that is Milford Sound…

Driving around the Riddermark

What business does an Elf, Man, and Dwarf have in the Riddermark? -Èomer, The Two Towers One of the coolest sets from The Two Towers was the city of Edoras - home of the Rohirrim. Peter Jackson definitely has the eye when it came to picking out locations for filming. Mt. Sunday is hella remote … Continue reading Driving around the Riddermark

Abel Tasman National Park

Oh man, did we love Abel Tasman National Park. It's definitely on our list of places to revisit on our future trip back to NZ. We wanted to do a small hike, but with the closing of one of the major highways between Nelson and Kaikoura - what should have been a 3 hour drive … Continue reading Abel Tasman National Park