A Photo Drive Around Wanaka, New Zealand

The air is still like winter. Alpine blues soften ice-bitten brown and gravel-grey mountains. Long lakes like mirrors line the valleys. Woodfire smoke rises to meet low cloud. Sitting in the passenger seat, I’m in awe of the natural scenery and glad of hiring a car. I’m an adventurer on wheels; an intrepid spirit inContinue reading “A Photo Drive Around Wanaka, New Zealand”

Arriving in Queenstown, New Zealand

Alpine air smacks my cheeks as I step onto the tarmac. A curtain of blue-grey mountains encircles the airport and I’m suddenly aware: this is a majestic land. It’s my first time in New Zealand and the start of a one-week encounter that leaves me longing for more time to roam the captivating wilderness ofContinue reading “Arriving in Queenstown, New Zealand”