Little Wanganui Beach, almost at Road’s End with a Blanket of Stars

(Late post from 30th Oct 2016) The last town before Karamea where scenic Heaphy track begins is Little Wanganui. Somewhere between these two quaint towns lies a little gravel road leading to Little Wanganui Beach. Tide was low when we arrived and dusty fine silver-grey sand stretched a hundred metres towards the sea. To each…

A slice of heaven 

Just under three years of living in the Philippines and we have done our share of its popular destinations. There sure isn’t any shortage of natural resources in this beautiful country however there is almost always something to disappoint: pristine and beautiful but requires tremendous effort to reach; over-developed and crowded to the point natural…

And now the journey begins

Roughly a month ago the husband left his last posting. Over a decade of talk and now the moment has finally arrived: 324 boxes in a 40′ high container, 3 suitcases, 4 carry-on bags and 2 cases of wine. Oh and 2 ankle nippers. 3 weeks’ of accommodation booked, a Hilux waiting in Christchurch, a…