Lalita’s Travels Prologue

Lalita’s Travels Prologue

PROLOGUE – December 2020 Buying Lalita I’d been talking about a van for a long time, peering around and inside the many parked along the Raglan foreshore, I’d even enquired about and inspected several old beasts for sale. What I wanted was clear – long wheel base,...
Lalita’s Travels Chapter One

Lalita’s Travels Chapter One

CLIMBING PIRONGIA WITH ARIA AND SCARLETT Late January I set out with two of my grandchildren – Aria and Scarlett, aged eight and seven – on a ten day camper van trip. We had been away for a couple of nights earlier just to see how it was, the three of us, sharing this...
Lalita’s Travels Chapter Two

Lalita’s Travels Chapter Two

TE ARAROA AND THE TIMBER TRAIL WITH BRIAN – OCTOBER 2022 It’s time to take Lalita on another adventure, because spring is here. The day of our departure is grey and damp. We’ve had lots of grey damp days here in Raglan, but the forecast predicts sun for tomorrow. We...