Self-drive New Zealand| Mt. Cook,day 3

Misty Mt. Cook (Aoraki)|day 3: Mt. Cook wasn’t supposed to be in our itinerary initially. From Fairlie we should be driving to Wanaka in the morning. But the night before, my sis made a request to squeeze in Mt Cook. The journey from Fairlie to Mt Cook would take us 1 1/2 hours and from […]

Self-drive New Zealand| Lake Tekapo,day 2

Catching the lights at Lake Tekapo|day 2: Our second day at New Zealand was as gloomy as our first day. The clouds were hanging low and merely any sunshine at all as we drove from Akaroa to Fairlie via highway 1 to 79. We stopped by Geraldine, a pretty little town, snapped a few pictures […]

Self-drive New Zealand| Christchurch and Akaroa,day 1

Grey sky Christchurch|day 1, part 1: I just returned back home from a short 7 days holiday trip to New Zealand with my sis and a friend of mine. It was a really short break from work that we could only cover the south island. My first impression of the New Zealanders or rather the […]