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360 degrees in 364 days! Going around the world in a year. That is Genevieve's and my goal. We hope to absorp the most out of each culture we visit and make ourselves better citizens of the world.

New Zealand

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Week #15 – got my ticket for Thailand, got my Thai visa, gimme the diarrhea pills!

Sunday, 7 Feb 2010 | Views [661] | Comments [1]

We’ve based ourselves in Auckland during the last week in NZ and it has been a charm! No more worrying about where to park, where to drive and where to sleep. We picked a nice little hostel on Queen Street, it’s cheap and the location is awesome. If ... Read more >

Photos: Coromandel & Auckland (NZ)

Tuesday, 2 Feb 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Week #14 – Napier & Hot Water Beach

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | Views [4351] | Comments [6]

Sorry for the two postings in a row, I didn’t have internet for a while. After we left Wellington, we drove and drove and drove until we hit Napier. Napier is a nice and quiet little Art-Deco town on the West Coast of the northern Island. We did a short ... Read more >

Photos: Napier & Hot Water Beach (NZ)

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Week #13 – We got our ticket home.

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | Views [509] | Comments [2]

Nelson was great. We based ourselves in Richmond just outside of Nelson for the week. It was a good strategy since we intended to visit three different places and Nelson was dead centre of the three places. We checked in a trailer park and met a really ... Read more >

Photos: Abel Tasman, Nelson & Wellington (NZ)

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Week #11&12 (part II) – Kayaking with the dolphins in the fiords!

Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | Views [428]

Although Queenstown was fun, nothing we’ve done in New Zealand so far would compare to our sea kayaking trip in Doubtful Sound! This is by far my highlight of the NZ trip. We paddled among the beautiful humongous fiords in the Fiorlands National Park.... Read more >

Photos: Doubtful Sound (NZ)

Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery

Kayaking in the fiords among the dolphins.
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Week #11&12 (part I) – New Year party in Christchurch saw Mt Cook and hiked up Mt Ben Lomond

Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | Views [492]

First of all, welcome to my “new” blog. I moved my blog here because I enjoyed the interface of this site more. I think it offers many very cool features, especially the photo uploading and the Google Translate button for my non bilingual friends. ... Read more >

Photos: New Zealand

Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Week #10 - Part II

Wednesday, 30 Dec 2009 | Views [357]

December 22 – New Zealand here we come! We landed in Auckland late at night and we were overwhelmed with the friendly welcome from the kiwis. People here are so friendly and great! We had booked a camper van for a month. The camper van would be our ... Read more >

A Kiwi Christmas

Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | Views [257]

Gen and I would love to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a really Happy New Year ! We wish you all the best and lots of love for the Holidays. We're sending you our thoughts from beautiful New Zealand where the people are ultra nice ... Read more >



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