Monthly Archives: March 2015

Bula (Hello) from Fiji!!!!

Saturday afternoon we headed to the Christchurch airport where we boarded our plane for Fiji. The flight was around 4 hours. Fiji Air is outstanding. If you are ever flying this way we strongly recommend this airline. We arrived in … Continue reading

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Queenstown, New Zealand

We arrived in Queenstown on Friday afternoon. A shuttle picked us up at the train terminal and took us to our hotel. We walked through town and found some dinner and headed back to our room. Our flight on Saturday … Continue reading

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Drive, Cows and a Train Ride

We left Franz Josef on a very rainy Friday morning. We had to drive approximately 2 hours to Greymouth to catch the TranzAlpine train to Christchurch. On our drive we witnessed very hard working cattle dogs. They are so smart. … Continue reading

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Franz Josef, New Zealand

Wow!!! What a place.  Franz Josef is a teeny tiny little tourist town with one main street. We stayed at a cute little motel about a 5 minute walk from the main street. We drove the 10 minute drive to … Continue reading

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Lost in Wanaka

Once upon a time there was a boy and girl vacationing or “on holiday” as they say in New Zealand. They had a great couple of days in Queenstown and left early on Wednesday morning to drive to Franz Josef. … Continue reading

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Arrowtown/Queenstown, New Zealand

We drove from Queenstown this morning to Arrowtown. It is  a small quaint town that had an original Chinese settlement during the gold rush. You guessed it, Steve was not able to walk into any of the homes. We wandered … Continue reading

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Fiordland, New Zealand

Sunday morning bright and early we loaded the bus for a 6 hour ride to Fiordland, New Zealand to cruise the Milford Sound. The bus as you can see offered roof windows so nothing was missed. We drove through Southland … Continue reading

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