sustainable building and light habitats
Three-day misadventure in the valleys of Monowai and Green Lake and preparation for the rest of the trip.
Crossing Doubtful Sound by kayak, immersing myself in the beauty of the landscape and facing sandflies.
Two days and a half of superb hiking to connect Fiordland region to Glenorchy.
Fiordland specialties with a South American touch, that is what the Kepler restaurant offers, the best place to eat in Te Anau.
Three very touristy days of hike in the Fiordland valleys to reach Milford Sound.
Spend the summer in Te Anau and working as a housekeeper and waitress.
First Great Walks in New Zealand. Four days of hiking through the varied landscapes of Fiordland.
Two magnificent days in Queenstown, the adventure capital and ski resort of the Kiwi country.
I accompany Alan for a round trip to Doubtful Sound and discover the fjord under the rain.
Discovery of Milford Sound, one of the most beautiful fjords in the Fiordland region.
Detail of my work for two months on a dairy farm on the South Island.
Sharing the daily life of a young family of New Zealand farmers in the Southland region.
Discovery of the Dunedin region and participation in the city’s cultural activities.
A month of good mood volunteering at Hare Krishna and cooking vegetarian food.
Discovering Dunedin in the coming winter and facing some administrative difficulties.
City walks, visits to nature in Zealandia and history at Te Papa and pilgrimage linked to the Lord of the Rings.
The bad weather continues in New Plymouth and prevents me from seeing Mount Taranaki.
Exploration and adventures in the caves of the small village of Waitomo.
Walking in the footsteps of Frodo through Hobbiton and rediscovering the atmosphere of Peter Jackson’s movies.
In the middle of the fumaroles, visit of the pretty town of Rotorua and immersion in the history of the region.
Arrival in New Zealand. Discovery of Auckland and the East coast of the North Island.
Encounters with the beautifully varied fauna of a particular continent.
After six months in Japan, I spend six weeks in Australia with my parents.
Six months in Japan. Six months of familiarity and strangeness. Misunderstanding and wonder. Contrasts.
My stay in Japan is coming to an end and I take this opportunity to stroll around Tokyo and visit the Ghibli museum.
Volunteering within a Japanese family living in quasi-autonomy not far from Mount Fuji.
Discovery of Osaka and Nara then weekend on Mount Koya-san before returning to TYK to celebrate hanami.
Stars in my eyes at the superb Takayama Matsuri dedicated to the celebration of spring and good harvests.
I walk in Kyoto, my eyes dazzled by explosions of colors and varied patterns wandering in front of me. The Kimonos are out.
Photographic exploration of Kyoto during a week full of wonder.