Author Archives: rkcaton

About rkcaton

We are full-time RVrs living in a 40 foot Monaco Diplomat motorhome and touring North America.

A Time of Change

As full-time RVrs, living and traveling in a motorhome without a “sticks and bricks” home base, we used to say that we are houseless, not homeless. After nine years on the road, it’s time to have a home again, one … Continue reading

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Postcard about the Māori

Captain Cook first wrote about the Māori people in 1769 after discovering New Zealand. Little did he know that the Māori were a Polynesian people originating from south-east Asia that had sailed to the islands in search of a new home. … Continue reading

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Postcard from the Fern

It started raining in the western side of the South Island and it seemed like it wouldn’t stop. Sure, there were short periods of no rain, but we found ourselves always carrying umbrellas and wearing raincoats ready for when it … Continue reading

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Postcard from Fiordland

The locals were relieved when we said that we were booked on a tour to Milford Sound. They said that we should leave the driving to someone else, too many tourists had died while gawking at the scenery on the … Continue reading

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Postcard from Southland

It’s pretty easy to get lost here. Not in the physical way where you wander around not knowing where you are, but in a emotional or metaphorical way. It’s easy to get lost in the green of the landscapes, in … Continue reading

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Postcard from Christchurch

New Zealand isn’t far from Australia, but when you get here it feels like it is a world away. It’s a little like we’ve been magically transported to home to the Northwest. It’s cooler, there’s rain, it’s green, and there … Continue reading

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Last Postcard from Oz

It’s possible that Big Foot and the Lock Ness monster don’t actually exist because surely someone with a cell phone would have made a selfie with them by now…. But I digress… Everywhere you look, someone is taking a photo … Continue reading

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