Category: Oceania

Melbourne, Australia
[ 0 ] June 7, 2012 |

Melbourne, Australia

Ever since I heard one of my best friends, Justin, rave about Melbourne and his time spent living there, Melbourne has been a place I’ve been dying to visit.  Melbourne was our first stop on our Australian Adventure, and I couldn’t help but be excited – not only for another country to explore but also […]

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Mount Cook, New Zealand
[ 0 ] June 6, 2012 |

Mount Cook, New Zealand

Named after the New Zealand’s European “discoverer”, Captain Cook, Mt. Cook is the highest peak in all of New Zealand towering 12,316 feet above sea level. Traveling north from Cromwell, up through the central plains of the south island, we first found ourselves at the foot of Mt. Cook on the shores of Lake Pukaki.  […]

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Dunedin, New Zealand – Super Rugby
[ 3 ] June 5, 2012 |

Dunedin, New Zealand – Super Rugby

Rugby is an obsession in New Zealand and rightly so.  Winners of the 2011 Rugby World Cup, and home to more than three times the number of Super Rugby Championships as South Africa or Australia – Kiwi’s eat, sleep, and LIVE Rugby. Ok so I’ve watched parts of one or two rugby games in my […]

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Milford Sound, New Zealand
[ 0 ] June 4, 2012 |

Milford Sound, New Zealand

Milford Sound was the highlight of New Zealand for me.  Taking a trip to the sound is almost a two for one journey – half the beauty and experience is the drive to and from the sound and the other half is a boat cruise around the sound’s waters.  Word of advice – check the […]

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Haast Pass, New Zealand
[ 0 ] June 3, 2012 |

Haast Pass, New Zealand

One of the coolest things about New Zealand is the proximity of AMAZING things.  The transalpine journey from Haast to Queensland was one of the most breathtaking road trips of my life.  We literally couldn’t drive 10 minutes without being detoured to pull over and take a quick nature walk to yet another amazing waterfall […]

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