Archives for February 2018


Known as the “Valley of Abandoned Dreams”, the sad story of a government plan to provide work for returned servicemen, has left one legacy that has become increasingly popular with young tourists to New Zealand

Although I have been to most parts of New Zealand, the central west of the North Island is an area I have not set foot on. However, The Bridge to Nowhere has always fascinated me and looking at photos of the concrete structure surrounded by thick native bush, gives it the look of a place only found in a kid’s story book. read more