The trip started out with some clear skies for my window seat view over the Rocky Mountains and over Southern California and then after a long wait in LA and a overnight flight, great views over New Zealand’s south island and into Queenstown.

NZ 2012 002 The Snow Farm from above.  Our home for the next two weeks….

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 After a long couple days flying I was left the keys to the van and went straight to driving on the left….

NZ 2012 010 So far the weather here has been great, perfect for getting back into the swing of training camp…although the long daylight hours are messing with my head….from dark at 5pm  in Calgary to dark after 10pm here!

Below is the contoured XC ski slopes of the snow farm, one year I’ll have to come back in the winter!

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 My favourite view of Mount Aspiring….NZ 2012 029 


A stop along one of our cycling routes…

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Just a quick one from NZ.  Until next time!