Feeling like a King in Queenstown

Queenstown sits on the shore of the enormous serpentine Lake Wakatipu.  It is a town out of a storybook, with steep streets which ascend up the mountainside, and it looks out over the southern part of the lake to a vista of the snow capped mountain range, The Remarkables. The lake features prominently in allContinue reading “Feeling like a King in Queenstown”

Casting for Pinots

I didn’t have work last weekend, so I had this great idea.  Why not combine two of my favorite things, flyfishing and wine tasting, in one road trip?  It sounded like a plan that couldn’t fail.  Hit a couple of wineries, many of which lie perilously close to fishable bodies of water, fish for awhile,Continue reading “Casting for Pinots”

Spring Forward

I didn’t know this about New Zealand (well, that’s a long list).  They have daylight savings time, and it ended early this morning.  Which meant we all (those of us who remembered) put our clocks one hour forward when we woke up this morning.  Seems like I just did this in March…… I was offContinue reading “Spring Forward”