From Auckland we headed to Taupo, with a stop at the Waitomo Glowworm Caves to break up the long drive. We chose not to drive ourselves, so we could enjoy the scenery along the way and spare the New Zealanders the threat of yet another foreigner trying to navigate on the left side of theRead more
We began the New Zealand portion of our trip with a brief stay in Auckland and a day of wine tasting on lovely Waiheke Island.
We headed out of Melbourne to the Yarra Valley, home to a mere 105 wineries, for a day of wine tasting and lovely scenery.
Our tour of Melbourne and its suburbs showed what an architecturally diverse city it is. From the impressive skyscrapers and heritage buildings to beautifully landscaped parks and gardens, it’s easy to see why it was recently named the most livable city in the world by Forbes magazine.
A travel day…Kangaroo Island to Adelaide, where we had a 4 hour layover and visited the beachside suburb of Glenelg, then on to Melbourne.