Lake McKenzie

January 2012, day two of the Routeburn Track. I’d been tramping for a few hours, passed the highest point of the trek and seen the most amazing views that made […]

North Sea

The beach is a lovely place to let the wind clear your head. I love walking along the beach when it’s sunny and windy. I love the sound of waves […]


Punakaiki, a small place on the west coast of New Zealand’s South Island. Home to the pancake rocks and some very rugged and stunning coast line. Every time I look at […]

Mrs. Weka

One lovely evening in paradise, aka during my stay at Hopewell, I saw this cute little weka. Weka, also known as Maori hen or woodhen, is a flightless bird species […]

Town with a view

Admittedly, Queenstown is a party town. I don’t like partying, so that part of town doesn’t appeal to me. There is, on the other hand, a lot to do in […]

Mr. Penguin

A new category on my blog: videos! I remembered I took various videos during my last travel Down Under and I thought it would be fun to share some of […]

Off the beaten campsite

One of the advantages of travelling around New Zealand with your own campervan is the freedom. In principle, you can camp almost anywhere in New Zealand. However, sady enough many travellers […]