Point Lowly, South Australia

The challenge of blogging on the road is simultaneously having good connectivity and a suitable amount of time to put thoughts to paper. I never imagined one could be busy so much of the time. We have data, we have connectivity and we have time so a quick note from us. We farewelled Adelaide after…

Wattle Point Wind Farm

As of 2017, South Australia had 17 operating wind farms and prior to 2003 the only wind turbine, of significance, in the state was in the opal town of Coober Pedy. Wattle Point Wind Farm is near the small town of Edithburgh, on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia.  It is made up of 55…

Geocaching near our Air BnB

We’re taking a much-needed break from our travels around Australia – and The Coddiwomple – to spend Christmas in New Zealand.  Neither of us can remember our last Christmas here so it is a well overdue return visit.   We decided to mix our accommodation options up for this trip and have the next ten days in…

Picton, South Island, NZ

Linda Stewart We left the Coastal Pacific rail trip, the final leg of our South Island holiday, at Picton.  The town sits poised at the head of the Queen Charlotte Sound which, as part of the Marlborough Sounds, was carved out of glaciers millions of years ago.    The scenery is fantastic with photo opportunities at…