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New Zealand – The Rainbow Road

5th February     THE RAINBOW ROAD From the spa fun in Hanmer Springs, we drive via Jacks Pass on a bumpy gravel path to the remote and majestic Lake Tennyson formed from a glacial moraine dam, where we camp up for…

New Zealand- Molesworth Station

4th February      MOLESWORTH STATION Molesworth Station is New Zealand’s largest farm, covering almost half a million acres with the country’s largest herd of beef cattle (up to 10,000 in winter) and also its most remote.  At 900metres, it is the…

New Zealand South Island – Clarence Valley

31st January     SOUTH ISLAND-MARLBOROUGH SOUNDS We leave early to catch the Interislander ferry across the Cook Strait through the Marlborough Sounds to the South Island.  After a short wait at the port, we drive on and head upstairs to the…

NZ Wellington & Around

26th January As we had already been to Hawkes Bay to the east of the island on a previous trip, we decide to head south 170km and 2 hours to the coast and Himatangi Beach driving the scenic roads out…

Rotorua & Tongariro National Park

19th January    ROTORUA It’s 89km inland and just over an hours drive to Rotorua, NZ’s famous geothermal region which is home to spurting geysers, hot springs and bubbling mud pools.   We had been to Rotorua before on a previous trip…

NZ Auckland to the White Island Volcano

10-12th January      AUCKLAND The next day we head back into Auckland where we visit the Big Picture Wine experience.  It seems we have a personalised tour as no one-else is here!  None of the staff seem to have the faintest…

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Overlanders that have inspired us or we have met along the way

Overland-Underwater

The first overlanding blog we came across that inspired the global adventure

No Job Will Travel

Charlie & Nina drive to Asia and back from the UK, they helped us a lot with the logistics of getting around Iran

London to Perth

Overland trip from London in the United Kingdom, through 16 countries and finally back to Perth in Australia.

Motoventurers

James and Emily, just married and embarked on a monster of a honeymoon around the world!!!

Big O Adventures

Jon drove a loop from the UK to Asia and back

Overlandbirds   

Neil & Julie drive from the UK to the tip of Africa and drive the entire length of the Americas

Flightless Kiwis

Emma & Ben set off to travel the length of the Americas.

Nonurbia  

Sarah & Erdem spending six months or more traveling the Americas

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