• The Sounds are a relaxing place to unwind. Photo: Queen Charlotte Track Inc.

Queen Charlotte Track – Marlborough

February 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

It’s nearly Christmas as I motor my way around the tight bends of Queen Charlotte Drive to the pretty port of Picton where my next adventure begins. The road straightens. I get a glimpse of Queen Charlotte Sound glistening in the sun, its long channel named by explorer Captain James Cook after the wife of [...]

  • On the road again after a tea break

Climb Every Mountain, Ford Every Stream

July 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

If we were aeroplanes, we’d be heading towards the end of the runway, so we decided it was time to start taking off. Since buying a Ford Ranger, my husband has been very keen to do a 4WD safari, and NZ Adventures seemed to have just what he wanted – a tour on the West [...]