Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 9

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in Autumn 2021. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 9 of the research trip was another “important” one – we were meeting Dunedin Railways to discuss using theirContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 9”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 8

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in Autumn 2021. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 8 – 225 miles to cover, so we were off after a quick breakfast. The mood in the NissanContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 8”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 6

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in Autumn 2021. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 6 – I was up early for the promise of ticking something off my bucket list – swimming withContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 6”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 5

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in Autumn 2021. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 5 – up early and bleary-eyed for the 8am ferry to Picton. It was miserable day, weather-wise, so weContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 5”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 4

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in Autumn 2021. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. I went to scope out the hotels that Judy had already booked, whilst Marcus and Marianne went to the airportContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 4”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 3

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in Autumn 2021. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the research trip scoping out the tour panned out. Day 3 – We set off from Palmerston North with some excitement – the day promised to be a potentialContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 3”

Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 2

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in Autumn 2021. See http://www.steamdreams.co.uk for more info. This blog reveals how the 12 day research visit in October 2019 panned out. As our first work day in New Zealand had been spent in meetings or site visits in Auckland, weContinue reading “Kiwi Explorer Research: Part 2”

Exploring the Kiwi Explorer: Part 1

The Steam Dreams Rail Co is running a 3 week tour of New Zealand in Autumn 2021. See the online brochure for more info or request a holiday quote here. This blog series reveals how the 12 day research visit in October 2019 panned out. “Would you like to go to New Zealand to doContinue reading “Exploring the Kiwi Explorer: Part 1”