• The Cardrona Tavern on the Tour Aotearoa

    Tour Aotearoa: The Final Push

    Day 15 Our Tour Aotearoa was coming to an end. We were just 2 days away from completing it. This was the final push. We only had 360km to go. Today’s ride was from Lake Hawea to Queenstown. Just a mere 115km. But within that, we’d have the opportunity to visit plenty of cafés. And […]

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    May 7, 2021 By JB
  • Tour Aotearoa: South Island continued…

    Day 13 The Tour Aotearoa continued from Hokitika. A lot of the trail from there to Ross is pretty darn boring. Long straights of nothingness. This allows the mind to wander. If one is not careful, it can lead to a crash or a negative feeling of when is all this going to end. Mine […]

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    May 6, 2021 By JB
  • Tour Aotearoa: The South Island

    Day 10 The Tour Aotearoa South Island adventure begins once you arrive in Picton. It’s a 3-hour ferry crossing, across the Cook Straight. Make sure you book a cabin if you’re travelling on Bluebridge Ferries, and especially if you’re travelling overnight. Saying that, if you’re lucky enough to be sitting next to the restaurant, the […]

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    May 5, 2021 By JB