Category Archives: New Zealand

Heading Back up North on the East Coast

I left Queenstown, but not without having eaten 3 Fergburgers before hand.  By my third visit, the girl knew exactly what my order was…I don’t think many people order the gluten free bun! I visited quite a few art galleries … Continue reading

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Queenstown

While my last holiday seemed to be all about the tent…this one is shaping up to be all about the time! I was late for many things, so I bought a watch in Aukland, complete with an alarm that I … Continue reading

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Wanaka

I am in a warm hostel here!  Something that has been lacking in the last few evenings.  I am taking a full break and staying in a sanctuary room….bathroom with all the amenities right in the room!   AHHHHHH!  Luxury!  I … Continue reading

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Heading South

Sharon Kelly and Nienhuis–I really got my ‘geek’ on!  I did the Lord of the Rings tour and really got to see places where actually footage was filmed AND recreated the scenes–once I get some free Wi-Fi I can upload … Continue reading

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Wellington–the 3rd capital

I have been here a few nights now.  Yesterday I went to the Museum to learn more about the country and it’s people.  The Polynesians settled here and then treaty’s were put in place by the British and since then … Continue reading

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Taupe–pronounced toe–paw

The pace has slowed considerably here–an opportunity to chill.  We arrived yesterday and the sky dive was cancelled as it was again today.  There will be other chances along the way, but no other chance for the 8 hour trek … Continue reading

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Trying on the I-phone

Have been busy hiking twice, once where the gold mining use to occur. Felt like singing , hi hoe like the dwarfs from Snow White through tunnels and darkness. Then this morning over the caves I rafted through yesterday. Those … Continue reading

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Back in Aukland

Well , the bus took me North to Bay of Islands.  Really a gorgeous couple of days.  I had planned to sail today; however, I was the only one wanting to. They need two people to allow the boat to sail. … Continue reading

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Aukland at a Glance

Wish I were more techie and able to load some photos for you.  There is clearly much I need to learn about travelling and much I have learned already.  Being that I am still on Figi time I was awoken … Continue reading

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I arrived in Aukland

Today I flew to Aukland and have already got a house mate…some sort of bug, which I have a photo of for those of you who are interested. On the flight I sat beside a couple who are from China … Continue reading

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