ArchivesPosts Tagged ‘ocean’

16Mar

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

07Mar

We found cycling on the roads of New Zealand to be relatively dangerous. Narrow roads with no shoulder lanes, speeding drivers and the fact, that to get a driving licence one does not need to go to a driving school, but could be taught by any experienced driver – helped us to make the decision to […]Continue Reading

18Feb

The first days on New Zealand roads were a bit difficult for us, to be honest. In Australia we got used to a very relaxed lifestyle – we could cycle as long as we liked to and simply put up our tent wherever we wanted. Contrary to what many people might think of Aotearoa, as it is […]Continue Reading

09Feb

During two and a half months of cycling in Australia we had only 8 non-cycling days, so the thing number one we planned to do after our arrival in New Zealand, was simple: rest. We have family in New Zealand (Mat’s uncle and aunt moved there from Poland in the 80’s), so straight from the […]Continue Reading

14Dec

During our ride across Australia we were constantly told by both Aussies and visitors to travel the Great Ocean Road. We heard so many praises about this highway that runs along one part of the Southern Coast, that it is the most stunning place in Australia, and that there is no other coastline like that […]Continue Reading