Category Archives: Canterbury

New year in Timaru: 1000km road trip!

We set off on our road trip on the 28th December, heading to our favourite campsite, Lake Wanaka Outlet. We got there, of course, via the beautiful five rivers cafe and the Devils staircase, which was looking particularly stunning in … Continue reading

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Danseys Pass getaway: off the grid!

We used the long weekend (Labour day) for a rare getaway and chose camp sites that were remote and totally off the grid. First stop: Danseys pass. The Vlog of the weekend is at the foot of this article.

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Christmas break: camping up west 

We don’t tend to get away much: being self employed means no work = no pay. Christmas closure is normal in Southland so we tend to use that period for a break if we can. We decided to go camping, … Continue reading

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Vlog 6: Timaru coastal ramblings

Today was a cycling swimming and walking day; I was in my element: if it wasn’t for the killer coastal dog and the lack of mountain bike skills on my part! I feel much more able on a bike and … Continue reading

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Vlog 5: Edible Geraldine!

Geraldine is a place rather than a person, and what a curious place it is too, tucked into the centre of rural Canterbury! It has some fabulous ideas for community sharing and encouraging people to grow their own produce plus … Continue reading

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