New Zealand, West Coast: Franz Josef, Wanaka and Milford Sound December 13th 2018 After a bus journey from Nelson to Franz Josef, during which we stopped at Punakaiki to see the “Pancake Rocks” (heavily eroded limestones) and the blow holes, we arrived at our hostel, Chateau, in the late afternoon. After checking in, we went for a lovely stroll in a beautiful forest on Terrace Walk. The walk included climbing above some dead trees that were blocking the path which made it f ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Milford Sound The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
Who are we? / Qui sommes-nous?
I'm Laurine and I’m in charge of the writing! When I was 20, I decided to leave my native country, France, to live in England where I met the man of my life (he’s in charge of taking pictures!). His name is Shaun, he's English and he's always wanted to live life on the edge! So, we started planning the trip of our lives, quit our jobs and bought backpacks. This blog is intended for family and friends (hence the use of both French and English). I do apologise if all articles are not available in English, but our dear friend Google Translate... full info