A couple’s challenge ✨
Ok guys, do you remember that Emilio and I went on this 5 day canoeing trip in Dec? I haven’t told much of this experience so today I’ll tell you a bit more, so prepare to read a lot 😂
A few weeks earlier I was talking to my hardcore adventurer friend about this trip that she did with her sister. She said “it was relaxing and beautiful but it gets a bit repetitive“. Alright I thought! I’m okay with it being repetitive, as neither of us had experience doing something like this before.
2 weeks later there we were, on this super beautiful calm river both really excited and happy until.....the first rapid came! We took it wrong and our canoe turned around so we basically ended up taking the rapid backwards. There was a huge branch on the right side that we luckily could avoid and then we could turn around again. At that stage I was crying and begging Emilio to abort mission. To be honest I don’t know how he convinced me to keep going 😂
After that, another huge rapid came, I was so scared!
The first day was definitely the hardest one, mentally at least. Then the next few days it rained a lot and the river flooded but it was good that there wasn’t many obstacles on the way. Well, long story short... we didn’t mind the rain and we were feeling more confident everyday. We both learnt a lot and realised how important is to always be a team no matter what’s in front! If any of us had stopped paddling or steering we would have had so much more trouble!
So you know, if you want to test your relationship, go canoeing 😂. You will see how much you trust each other, how good you are at communicating and see how both react in adversity.
Our experience? We had our up and downs but had a great time overall! And didn’t tip over 💪🏼 #newzealandtravel #whanganui #travelnz #newzealandpics #nz
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Spectacular view on the Hooker Valley track.
Drizzle it, dollop it, spoon it. Our UMF 10+ honey is unmistakably rich, complex and creamy in texture. 🥄
Sunday is for pancakes! Or in my case - cupcakes😅
So far I haven‘t found a rock formation resembling a cupcake😜
New Zealand summer @ Taylors Mistake beach rocks 🎼
A Country Welcome: Entrance of Banksia Cottage, Akaroa, New Zealand.
A lot of travellers visiting New Zealand haven’t heard of Kaikoura. It’s a beautiful coastal town filled with unique marine life 🐳🌿☀️🐚🇳🇿
Check out the link in my bio for 10 reasons why you need to visit this coastal town.
Intuition and signs or anxiety and ego? How do you tell the difference?🍃
We're constantly getting little nudges and insight from the part of us that knows more than our logical mind, and if we follow and act on this guidance, we can pretty much guarantee we're going to be going in the right direction🌊
However, this divine guidance can often come through as consistent thought patterns much like the repetitive anxious thoughts that we all experience from time to time😮
It gets a little hard to navigate because the healthy fear that pushes us outside of our comfort zone and helps is expand often physically feels the same in our stomach as the anxiety that keeps us small and 'stuck'💚
There's one simple way to identify where it comes from and know whether to act on it or not - the way imagining the 'end result' feels to you. Does it feel expansive, does it feel liberating, have you grown, does is give you warm fuzzies, is it moving toward being the vibrant badass that you're capable of being? OR does it keep you small, does it keep you in your comfort zone, does it feel like shit if you have or haven't done it, does it make you contract, does is lower you vibration?🙌
Strengthening our intuition is a constant work in progress so figuring out how to navigate and decifer the messages between our crazy minds and our beautiful souls is 🔑👌✅
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Posting this one because it is the easiest of the 100s of amazing shots I have from the last few days and I don’t know where else to begin. It is pure perfection on its own. No editing needed. This 2 second exposure smoothed out the glacial stream enough to create a balancing effect with the sky 💚💙. I am in love. With this pic aaannnnddd New Zealand 😭 #happytears
last nights drive home, hard to resist.
Sometimes new chums are better than old chums 🇳🇿🌴 #LOWKEY
Another thing ticked off the bucket list! Fly in a helicopter and land on a glacier! 🚁✔️
The road to Milford Sound..🏔☁️
In 2012, 475,000 people visited Milford Sound. In 2019, that number will be over 1 million. One road in, and one road out, it can definitely get a bit chaotic at peak times. New Zealand does such a wonderful job of maintaining it’s tourist destinations, and managing the massive crowds, Milford Sound in particular! It’s an incredible experience no matter when or how you get there, regardless of the weather or the crowd.. just have to be super careful with all the terrible drivers on the road 😉#purenewzealand