The night before our flight from Christchurch to Sydney we experienced our first earthquake. We were lying in our sleeping bags, half asleep, when suddenly we felt a strange movement under our mats. It felt a bit like when you travel on a car and you roll over a bump. It was only 4,2 in […]Continue Reading


New Zealand – for many it is a dream holiday destination, pictured as a place of dramatic landscapes and unspoiled nature. For us, originating from the Center of Europe, it was as far away from home as we could get. Mat has family living south of Auckland, and he had visited them for the first […]Continue Reading


There were many moments during our journey, when some truly unexpected yet unforgettable adventures happened. After getting used to putting ourselves into troubles and miraculously sneaking out of them, we developed a kind of inner radar for searching epic locations and potential adventure-guaranteeing spots. Most of our escapades contained a rather big no-planning chunk in […]Continue Reading


We rolled down the South Island’s West coast (quite often called “Wet Coast”) with a bit of a low mood. We had no other option but to cycle on the main road, we had bad weather and we could not find as many camp spots as on the North Island, so we were forced to […]Continue Reading


Two out of three months of our stay in New Zealand were gone as we arrived in Picton. We had a wonderful time on the North Island, but now it was the time to explore the South. We were welcomed by rain and clouds covering the surrounding hills. After a sleepless night on the ferry […]Continue Reading

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