Tag Archives: NZ

Tuesday, Akaroa to Oamaru

We drove (well Marge drove while I gawked at scenery and sheep and took photos) from Akaroa to Oamaru today stopping for lunch along the way at a place called The Jolly Potter in Temuka. Found our place in Oamaru … Continue reading

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Tea – From the Quote Box

From a packaged tea bag today: Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world. — T’ien Yiheng Seriously one of the best things about travel to both NZ and Wales is the excellent tea service. The following was … Continue reading

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Akaroa New Zealand

Here are a few bonus photos of the place we’re staying and of the nearby lighthouse and harbor-view.

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Monday – Akaroa and The Giant’s House

What a thing, The Giant’s House is. How lucky the maker, Josie Martin is to have come to this place, begin a garden, find some shards of china and begin this journey. Her life and art has merged nicely. The … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoon in Akaroa NZ

We left Christchurch, fortified with breakfast and a look at the Postcards from Antartica exhibit and started down the road to Akaroa. We stopped at Birdlings Flat after having had views of Lake Ellesmere. Quick stopat Little River (Gateway to … Continue reading

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