DAY 5 OF OUR NZ TRIP AND WE STARTED TO SENSE A RECURRING THEME IN OUR SCHEDULE. Long hours of driving, extended grocery shopping, team effort cooking and night under the stars. Breakfast is usually an "on sale" milk plus the cheapest cereal on the shelf. We then take turns driving, heading to our next…Read more Day 5 [Arrowtown, Te Anau] Yet Another Day of Travel
IT IS TRUE THAT YOU ONLY LIVE ONCE, but you should know that you only die once too. "Do you know how many accidents occur during skydiving?" said Charles while looking at his Google hits, "At least 50 or more deaths a year!" he informed us. I felt a little anxious for him. Newly wed,…Read more Day 4 [Wanaka] You Only Live Once
JUST BY LOOKING AT ERIC'S PHOTOS FROM HIS EARLY MORNING PHOTO SHOOT, made me a believer. I have faith that today's the day we start to get priceless views. The skies cleared up and Lake Tekapo is now a sunny lake with a beautiful church. Due to minimal light pollution, the nearby Mount John operates…Read more Day 3 [Mount Cook] Well Worth The Wait/Walk
AFTER A DISAPPOINTING FIRST DAY, we managed to regain our high spirits for an adventure somewhere far from the Red Zone (at least far enough from the saddening views of half ruined buildings). Contrary to our wishes, the whole town was so devastated that most of its valuable sights are still surrounded by atrocious yellow…Read more Day 2 [Lake Tekapo] What’s With The Rain?
ALL GREAT STORIES HAVE ROUGH BEGINNINGS. Our journey to middle-earth was destined for greatness, as we were challenged since the very first day. This fellowship of medical school buddies founded just less than a couple of months ago, when Eric Chen, the avid photographer of the group, came up with the idea. Eric has been…Read more Day 1 [Christchurch] Of Hardships