Memoirs of Tarquin Part One: Northland, New Zealand

On my recent road trip around New Zealand’s Northland I gave blogging a miss. Luckily my travel companion Tarquin documented our adventures along the way. In his own words, I present to you the memoirs of Tarquin.

Cycling the Coromandel: New Zealand – Day 11 and beyond

Day 11. 0km cycled $15 spent It was another wash out with torrential rain coming from all directions. Luckily I was warm and dry at Vic’s place where we spent the morning talking over breakfast at the dining table. I spent a while fiddling around with the brakes of my bike which keep causing me […]

Milford Sounds and Farewell: Cycling New Zealand – Part 8

Fine dining, great walks and a spectacular boat trip through Milford Sounds – we certainly made the most of our last few days together. We had travelled the whole South Island in one month. Highs and lows. What a journey.

Cycling the Coromandel: New Zealand – Day 5 to 10

Day 5-6: 0KM $90 spent When it rains it pours. My plan of cycling the Coromandel was beginning to look a little non-existent after spending three days sitting on my arse in a small hostel in Whitianga. I drank beers with a German guy, went for daily coffee and cake, spent a fortune in New […]