Red hut

I’m not the person that stages photos (I’m the worst when it comes to taking ‘people photos’) When I take photos, pretty much always *something* catches my eye. For example, an object, some kind of contrast, beautiful sky, lighting or a composition; it can be anything. If I keep going back to it, I knowContinue reading “Red hut”

Tranzalpine to Arthur’s Pass

The Tranzalpine is a beautiful trainride that runs from Christchurch to Greymouth and vice versa. The scenery along the way is breathtaking! From foothills to braided rivers and from lush vegetation to snow capped mountains. It seems like Kiwis love talking about their beautiful country, so don’t be surprised when a bus or train driver givesContinue reading “Tranzalpine to Arthur’s Pass”

Devils Punchbowl Falls

On my 2012 travels to New Zealand I went to Arthur’s Pass by train. I decided to stay in this very small town for a few days just to check it out. It was a nice place, but not as ‘end of the world’ as I had expected it to be. Perhaps it was theContinue reading “Devils Punchbowl Falls”

Peeking through

Arthur’s Pass is beautiful. Lush in greens, trees, shrubs…and amazing views! On my way to the Devil’s Punchbowl Falls I saw this view, perfectly framed with trees on all sides. I had to stop for a minute to enjoy it. Okay, maybe more than a minute! 🙂

Arthurs Pass

Arthurs Pass is a tiny town somewhere in the middle of the South Island of New Zealand. Wikipedia teaches me there are about 54 residents (wow), not counting the backpackers that visit this interesting place. It didn’t have that ‘end of the world feeling’ that I was expecting, but maybe that was the huge trucks thatContinue reading “Arthurs Pass”