Wind of Change

Welcome to my travel blog! The adventure will be trekking to the Mount Everest Base Camp followed by a tour Down Under.

Mount Everst Base Camp

Accomodation and Food

We stayed at lodges/te houses/hotels throughout the trek. Probably not any stars, but often with a very good view and ...
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There can be only one

Trekking day 12, 19th of October. It’s a clear morning, so we are looking forward getting on one of the ...
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Dannebrog

Trekking day 11, 18th of October. We pass 6 suspension bridges in the trek back to Lukla. There are some ...
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Highest Irish pub

Trekking day 10, 17th of October. Because we missed a day in getting to Lukla, it was decided to combine ...
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Kala Patthar

Trekking day 9, 16th of October. We got up at 4:00 to summit Kala Patthar (5643m), close to the lodge ...
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Everest Base Camp

Trekking day 8, 15th of October. Started a bit earlier today because we had a long day trekking in front ...
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Scott Fischer

Trekking day 7, 14th of October. Today’s walk was from Dingboche (4349m) to Loboche (4940m) with lunch at Dukla. An ...
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Edelweiss

Trekking day 6, 13th of October. Today’s acclimatization is a trek from Dingboche (4349m) through a nearby path to a ...
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Black and white

Trekking day 5, 12th of October.    Before setting off, Rosen told a story of the Yetis – and it ...
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The fellowship continues

I have been without internet and the last days have also been exhausting – but I made it both to ...
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Mount Everest at sight

Trekking day 3, 10th of October.  Woke up to a sunny morning in Namche Bazar with a nice view to ...
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Peak to Mount Everest

We had an acclimatization day today (10th of October), meaning we went 500m up and then returned to Namche Bazar ...
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Nepalese Rivendell

Trekking day 2, 9th of October. The trek today brought us from Phakding in 2650m to Namche Bazar in 3450m ...
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Green covered mountains

Trekking day 1, 8th of October. It was luckily easier to sleep in the tent this night and we got ...
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Namaste… welcome to Nepal

Mountains camouflaged in skies were welcoming us during the flight to Kathmandu. Although arriving before sunset, it was dark to ...
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Trekking to Mount Everest Base Camp

As I turned another 10-page in the large book of lifeventure, I thought it would be a good occasion for trekking ...
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New Zealand...and a bit of australia

Melbourne

To come... ...
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Christchurch and almost Edoras

I stay in Christchurch from Friday 6th of December until late afternoon on Monday 9th of December. Here follows some ...
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Antarctic Center and Return of the Camper

Day 35. I drive to the city center of Christchurch and walk around for a couple of hours. Actually, the ...
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Rounded 5000km and 5000 photos

Day 34. I have noticed when dumping grey water that there is not much in the tank. A short inspection ...
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Sir Edmund Hillary

Day 33. It has rained all night, and the morning also starts such. There is not much to see except ...
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Mount Cook

Day 32. Really a nice morning where I can see Mount Cook in the distance from the camp site. It’s ...
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Boulders and Mount Cook

Day 31. I drive to the nearby Moeraki Boulders. With yesterday’s visit to the Toitū Otago Settlers Museum and the ...
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Dunedin and Top Gun

Day 30. Finally a city where the streets are not carved from an efficient chess board. Here in Dunedin there ...
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The Catlins

Day 29. Today, I drive from Invercargill to Dunedin through the south east road near the sea. The area has ...
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Kepler track

Day 26. The Kepler track is one of the Great Walks in New Zealand. It’s a total of 60km in ...
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Key Summit and Earland Falls

Day 25. I drive a bit north to The Divide, from where the Great Walk, Routeburn, starts, but also several ...
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Milford Sound

Day 24. I have booked a ferry at Milford Sounds for 12:15 (yes, through bookme.co.nz), so I leave Te Anau ...
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River Rafting

Day 23. I have booked river rafting at the Shotover river with the company Go Orange. I’ll need to be ...
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Speed boat

Day 22. I have booked 25 min in a speed boat. There are rather large waves on the lake which ...
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Glenorchy

Day 21. In my drive towards Glenorchy I stop by the trek Bobs Cove, where there is a viewpoint 30min ...
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Isthmus Peak

Day 20. The morning looks good, sunny with only few clouds. When I reach the starting point of Isthmus Peak ...
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Amazing!

Day 18. During the tour from Haast and further down I stop by 4 different waterfalls and short walks (Roaring ...
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Franz Joseph Glacier

Day 17. Good intentions…but the warm bed and time of day convinced me that Lake Matheson probably would be clouded ...
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West coast and rain

Day 16. I say goodbye to the lovely hosts. Before this, Kenny has drawn a map of the places I ...
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Arthurs Pass

Day 15. Weather is much better as predicted from the weather apps – now I can see the many surrounding ...
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UnderWorld rafting

Day 14. I drive to UnderWorld Adventures, and luckily the tours are still on although we had a lot of ...
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West coast and pan cakes

Day 13. Starting the day at the nearby tourist information (getting standard). I get an overview of the nearby treks ...
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Nelson Lakes National Park

Day 12. The detour works fine and is on pave road. I have a stop at the i-Site in Saint ...
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Abel Tasman

Day 11. I drive to Marahau, where I have booked a water taxi at 9:00am to bring me to the ...
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The eye of the tig…kiwi

Day 9. Another rainy and cloudy start of the day. I drive to the very north Puponga, ready to equip ...
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The One Ring

Day 8. Not a good night’s sleep, but I continue the scenic drive towards Nelson. It’s still rainy and cloudy ...
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Start on south island

Day 7. The ferry takes 3:30 hours, so I’m first in Picton 16:30. The entry is along green covered cliffs ...
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Rivendell and Wellington

Day 6. I drive towards the capital Wellington in the southern part of the northern island. On my way I ...
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Tongarino alpine crossing

Day 5 The shuttle leaves at 7:30am to the starting point of the trek – and then there are close ...
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Geysers, hot pools and Huga falls

Day 4 I plan to see the geysers and hot pools at Wai-o-tapu. The geyser, Lady Knox, is first set-off ...
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Māori

Day 3 While visiting New Zealand, I think it’s appropriate to also see and hear bore about their native Māori ...
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Rotoura and redwoods

Day 3 I continue to Rotoura, to see the redwoods and do a tree top walking. It’s actually just as ...
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Hobbiton – Rolling green hills

Day 3 The morning starts driving to the Hobbiton location. I pass the famous rolling green hills along my way ...
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Coromandel

Day 1 and 2. It’s going quite well driving in the left side of the road (also got some practice ...
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Nau mai, haere mai…welcome to New Zealand

After more than 30 hours travel, I have arrived on the opposite side of the globe – Auckland in New ...
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