Sky High in Queenstown

At 7am this morning there was frost on the ground and it was what I’d class as a bit nippy! But that was soon forgotton as out hot air balloon slowly lifted off the ground just before the sun peeked into view above Arrowtown. With hardly a whisper of wind we rose (with the help […]

Hiking This Restless Land

With Mt Ruapehu’s Crater Lake hotting up once more, I thought some of you would like to see it before it blows again. We hiked to the rim at 2,600m last week (Below the 2797m summit – the highest peak in the North Island) with debris covered glaciers below us. We probably wouldn’t have made […]