This is a dreadful photo, but at this stage water had seeped into my camera. Carol is nature guide aboard the Real Journeys ship, "Fiordland Navigator" which takes people out on overnight cruises on Doubtful Sound. I had tea with her and the rest of the crew on board in the warmth of the saloon.
CYCLE TOUR - SHELTER FROM THE STORM March 21st 2010 It had to be the best cup of tea ever. I was cold and wet, and the tea was hot and wet. What’s more it was made with real milk instead of the powdered stuff I carry with me, and l was drinking it in the warmth of a ship’s saloon.
How I came to be aboard was thanks to the crew - in particular Carol, who’s the nature guide aboard the tourist vessel, “Fiordland Navigator” operated by Real ... read more
A LATTE SIPPING, PONSONBY DWELLER GOES ADVENTURING BY BICYCLE
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THE BIG PLAN
I made a solo cycle ride from one end of New Zealand to the other over the southern summer - 2009/10. I kept off the busy highways as much as possible, and even managed a few 4WD tracks in some of the more remote corners of the country. I finished on 9 April 2010 and returned home ... full info