It is summer in New Zealand. The season that brings the wind, the rain and the brightest sunshine all in the same day.
I’m on board a Greenpeace ship, the brand new, purpose built, Rainbow Warrior setting out to tour the coast of New Zealand for the very first time. She’s here to meet as many New Zealanders as possible as she travels the country for the next few weeks.
When I received my invitation to tour with the New Rainbow Warrior as the on-board blogger I was, as you would expect, extremely excited, although I harboured some real reservations about coming on this trip. It certainly played to my passion for adventure, a real “bucket-list” moment, but I was concerned that my streaky bacon addiction might see me keelhauled before we even left port, a kind of Vegan pre-venge to get... Read more >