Monthly Archives: March 2011

Catchup Post

We have had some hectic days of sightseeing and I’ve fallen behind on the blog posts. After our Nugget Sound trip, we drove the scenic drive up to Manapouri Lake where our trip to Doubtful Sound would take place. The … Continue reading

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Nugget Point Scenic Drive

The day after our ferry trip back from Stewart Island, we decided to spend the day driving east from Invercargill along the southeast coast of the south island of New Zealand. Our final destination would be Nugget Point and then … Continue reading

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Stewart Island

Stewart Island is south of the main southern island of New Zealand. It is actually a larger island with several smaller islands surrounding it and within some of its sounds. The island was first occupied by Europeans in the late … Continue reading

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More Queenstown Thrills

New Zealand has beautiful scenery – beautiful mountains, lakes, rivers, trees, and flowers. It also has plenty of sheep and cattle and farm country to view along the way. But, another popular form of tourist attraction are their “daring” thrill … Continue reading

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Heading to Stewart Island

We are leaving today for the southernmost point of New Zealand – Stewart Island which is south of the main south island we have been on for the past month. We’ll be catching a ferry to get there – without … Continue reading

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Frank Goes Bungy Jumping

When we came down the Kawarau Gorge a few days ago, we passed the original location where modern bungy jumping was started. The Kawarau bridge crosses over the gorge and river and is a beautiful scenic location. AJ Hackett is … Continue reading

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