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Solo Man

It’s just me on my own now. Gordon flew back to Sydney yesterday and just as he drove down the driveway, the rain came bucketing down. I ran back to my “container”.  Read more

Kararu Farm Stay

On our way up to Auckland we stopped by Kararu Farm where we had pre-arranged to drop off a food box. Anke and Alex, the owners of the farm, invited us in for a cup of tea. They also offered us their driveway to park our motorhome in so we could sleep there for the night. Read more

Surprise Farm Stay

It was pouring with rain as we were driving along a dirt road towards our food drop location of Otaki Forks. We came across a sign which warned against heavy vehicles continuing further due to the road being unstable so we turned around and started looking for other options. About 10 minutes later, as we turned onto another road, Read more

Not a Moments Rest

Our days are busy and pass in a flash. There is always something that has to be done. Driving, journal entries, sealing food drops, dropping food boxes off, shopping for food, preparing meals (we need a chef), laundry, and not to mention the blog. Read more

Island Hopping

We almost missed the boat again! The alarm woke us up on time and our campsite couldn’t have been any closer to the ferry terminal. It was the rain that lured us into a second sleep and my alarm doesn’t have a snooze function on it.  Read more

Lake Rotoiti

It rained all night which made it even more cozy inside our motorhome. It’s still quite cold so to warm up we went for a walk on part of the Te Araroa Trail that I’ll be hiking next year. Read more

Back On The Road Again

Our motorhome is looking very spacious compared to how it looked on the South Island and we no longer have food boxes on our beds as we sleep.  Read more

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