New house

It may not look like much but after over a year of cycling and sleeping in a tent, our little house feels like a mansion. It’s got walls and a roof, and you can stand up inside, there’s a hot shower, an oven and even a kitchen table and chairs, so we don’t have to…

Wheel building in New Zealand

My rear wheel (from Singapore) split in a dramatic fashion while riding to Taupo. Luckily it broke just before a natural outdoor hot spring, so we camped up there for the night, and I hitched to town the next day while Jules cycled. I thought it would be fairly easy to find a new rim…

Meet Percy

We bought a car! It took a little while to work out how to carry on cycle touring with a car in tow, but we tried a few techniques, including the ‘out and back’, ‘circular ride’, ‘shuttle’ and ‘tag team’. We had intended to cycle to the South Island, but accidentally both got offered jobs…