Category Archives: New Zealand

10 years

This is my favorite day of the year. Not because of anything special we do or because of gifts I get, but because of what it means. Bjon and I have been married for 10 years today. It feels like longer some days, but then sometimes it still feels new. And that’s more than I […]

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New Zealand ~ Final

I think that I have finally gone through all of the photos now, and basically picked my favorites. It was an extremely hard task, because they’re all so sentimental now. I hope that these pictures have inspired you to go to New Zealand. I have never experienced anything like it. I know that there are […]

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New Zealand ~ Climbing at Castle Hill

We had heard that of all the climbing areas in NZ, Castle Hill was the best. Since is was just 45 minutes outside of Christchurch, we decided to stop there for a night and day to get some climbing in before we headed home. I am so glad that we did. It was an extremely […]

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New Zealand ~ Mt. Cook Helicopter Flight

So, remember how we got rained our of our heli-hike in Franz Joseph? Well, the company was kind enough to transfer our reservation over to a much more expensive excursion in Mt. Cook for free! Instead of a 15 minute flight over glaciers, we took a 45 minute flight over Mt. Cook, and possibly the […]

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New Zealand ~ Milford Sound Kayak tour and the road to Mt. Cook

The morning we woke up in Milford Sound we got up early and headed toward the dock for a kayak tour of the Sound. Bjon and I got in a tandem kayak, I wrapped my camera in a “water proof” bag and strapped it to the boat, and we followed our guide out onto the […]

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