There is a commonly used tour guide entitled “Pedallers’ Paradise”, written by a Kiwi that covers almost every stretch of cycle-able kilometers in NZ. Without even knowing the north island, I second the title’s claim – NZ is indeed a paradise for cyclists for various reasons.
Continue reading NZ in Retrospect
The last five to six days I was pretty lazy in terms of cycling and just covered about 200 km on my way north, still along the west coast. And I enjoyed it 😉 …
Continue reading Idle Days
The west coast is kind of notorious among cyclist. Almost every cyclist I met was reporting incessant and very heavy rain for many days (and besides complaining about the countless sand flies) when they cycled there.
Continue reading Sunny West Coast
Lonely regions with almost no tourists at all and crowded touristic places lie in New Zealand sometimes only a few kilometers apart. Continue reading Alternating Tourist Density
New Zealand is absolutely safe, it has a lot of beautiful and varied scenic highlights, and it is very easy to travel. Continue reading Cyclists And Other Tourists
After retracing my steps that originally took me closer to Mt. Cook and another enjoyable day of cycling (with a nice little pass and free camping spot at a scenic lake) I finally reached the popular ‘Otago Central Rail Trail‘. ‘Rail Trail’ might sound familiar to attentive readers since I already passed few of them in Victoria, Australia (see this post).
Continue reading The Otago Central Rail Trail
These are exactly the moments that entirely pay off the struggle with the weather sometimes, the boring days of cycling, or the occasional physical fatigue. In these moments I can’t think of anything better than just cycling all over the place. Continue reading Alps!