New Zealand 2018 – South Island – Beach holiday

The starlings were the first to start their morning chatter, then followed by the unmistakable song of a tui. The oystercatchers could also be heard as they headed out towards the exposed sand flats, and the elderly snoring shag that slept in the tree right next to my tent was also up and decided to…

New Zealand 2017 – North Island – Part 1

I had been dreaming about the fabled fly fishing paradise of New Zealand for many years and finally the universe aligned itself to make it happen. My epic journey would begin in the salty waters around the northern parts of the north island, before heading south and inland to both lakes and rivers. Winter escapes…