Author: Surina Shankar

Freedom Camping on New Zealand’s South Island: Cruising Along New Zealand’s Wild West Coast

Visiting Fox and Franz glacier New Zealand’s Wild West Coast was WET during our March visit. We continued our caravan journey along the coast to Fox Glacier. We planned on driving out to view the Glacier up close and take a walk around. Unfortunately, Glacier View road was closed due to flooding and there was no access available. So we drove out to Lake Matheson instead. We took a short, but scenic walk in the misty rain and continued onwards to Franz Glacier. Success! The road was open and we were able to hike very close to Franz Glacier...

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Quick Trip to Queenstown, New Zealand

One Day in Queenstown With only one full day in Queenstown we had to be sure to make the most of it. We arrived at night, so we basically just checked in and went to sleep. The next morning, we woke up early and went for a walk around the Queenstown Gardens. We walked around the lake and inside the gardens. It was great to take our time and explore in a leisurely fashion. We even took some time to skip rocks. Ok, so Ryan skipped rocks and tried to teach me how. I pretty much suck at skipping rocks,...

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