Our time in Dingboche was mainly to acclimatise so we had an extra day here relax and find some extra red blood cells to keep us oxgenated up higher! There wasn’t a whole lot to do in Dingboche so we … Continue reading EBC Trek – Dingboche
After a solid sleep in the fresh mountain air, I was ready to face what the day would bring. The sky was clear in the early morning and the snow-capped mountains that were hidden by cloud last night decided to … Continue reading EBC Trek – Chomua to Namche Bazar
After a solid but not long enough sleep, L and I woke at 5:30am to be picked up for our Santa Cruz trek. Still tired from the day before I stayed awake long enough to put my bags in the … Continue reading Trekking the Santa Cruz Trail
Laguna 69 is a place that I’ve never heard of before I stepped onto South American soil. It was in Lima the first time when I heard about this incredible place. A couple I had met had just come from … Continue reading Lost My Breath at Laguna 69
We arrived into Honolulu at 5:45am after a rather lovely flight from Brisbane. The plane was only about half full so as soon as the seatbelt sign switched off, K, L and myself dispersed and claimed a row to ourselves. … Continue reading Aloha Hawaii! Day 1 in O’ahu
I won’t lie – today we all woke up with a ripper hangover. Thank you very much Nelson and your delicious wine. After a shaky and slow start we left Mimi in the New World car park for a little … Continue reading Day 10 – Coffee, Op-shops and the World of Wearable Art Museum.
For a day that we had made absolutely no plans for, it turned out to be one of our busiest and jam-packed days! After saying our goodbyes to Pancake Rocks with one final selfie, we jumped back in Mimi and … Continue reading Day 9 continued – Seals, New Zealand’s longest swing bridge and camping at a supermarket.
Sometimes when travelling, you build up a high expectation of a place and when you finally arrive your past illusion is shattered by reality and you leave feeling a little let down. We were en route to Lake Tekapo where the … Continue reading Day 7 – Tekapo, not quite what we expected.
The arrival into Wanaka is nothing short of beautiful. The snow capped mountains surround the sapphire coloured lake and the tree lined streets are full of delicious cafes and funky shops. It was getting to the point in our trip … Continue reading Day 6 – Burgers and the Beauty of Wanaka
I don’t think I went into enough detail about our night at Lake Hayes. It was so much lovelier than the small paragraph I gave it in the previous post so I’ll try again – lets just rewind back to … Continue reading Day 5 – Free Camping At The Prettiest Spot In NZ and A Morning In Arrowtown