Tag Archives: sightseeing

Pirates and Trip Preparations

Probably most of you have heard the news about the four Americans hi-jacked by pirates in the Indian Ocean last Friday. Our hopes and prayers are with the crew of s/v Quest and that they will be released safely and … Continue reading

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Change in Travel Tempo

Since we arrived in New Zealand, our travel tempo has changed dramatically. When we were crossing the Pacific, we had a more regular tempo where every few days (usually no more than a week) we would pull up anchor and … Continue reading

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Socializing in Christchurch

We have spent the last few days in Christchurch doing a bit of socializing and some more sightseeing. If we hadn’t had the colds when we first arrived here, we had intended to meet up with some friends of ours … Continue reading

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First Sightseeing in Christchurch

Yesterday our friends Mark and Dana from s/v Northfork returned from their hiking trip. They braved being exposed to our colds and came over with their car to take us to downtown Christchurch for lunch. Going into town there were … Continue reading

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Now in Christchurch

We had smooth travels yesterday leaving from Whangarei, riding a bus to Auckland, catching a flight to Christchurch, and arriving at a hotel. There were no delays, and no long layovers between segments. We took a super shuttle instead of … Continue reading

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