Biking along the beach. Cable ties on my bike hat are to ward of the Magpies as it is Spring and nesting season and they have already attacked me!
Since circumnavigating Australia I have taken a rest from the keyboard and detailing notes of our travels. This has been due to pure laziness and lack of drive to put pen to paper as it were. After returning to NZ in Jan 2018 Pete and I have done several house sits around NZ and explored the South Island for 2 months in a motorhome which was fantastic. We then had a beautiful holiday in Phuket, Thailand with our 3 kids which we all thoroughly enjoyed after not being together for 6 years! We are now back in Australia on a 4 month house sit in Hervey Bay, caring for a dog, cat and 4 chickens on 6 acres and having a great time what with 2 regular Trivia nights, line dancing for me and snooker for Pete plus lots of bike rides and coffees on the huge esplanade and beach here. We head back to NZ in November to take over our house once again after 7 years, ready to freshen it up and put it on the market. Not sure what is happening after that but a new house and a trip to the UK and Vietnam is definitely on the agenda for 2019.
4 August, 2012 - Peter and Suzanne, being of the Baby Boomers generation, are now setting forth on the next travel phase of our lives. We met many years ago in Cape Town, South Africa, Suzanne from Oldham in England and Peter from Cambridge in New Zealand, on an overland expedition taking six months to get to London. A year later we then journeyed from London to Australia overland taking 10 months. We settled in Rotorua, New Zealand, had 3 great kids who are now doing their own thing and it is now, excitingly, time for us to recommence where we left off. We have, with much trepidation on my... full info