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Stormy Seas and a Friday 13th departure.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2007 | Views [1027] | Comments [4]

The end is in sight, we leave New Zealand tomorrow morning at 10am, customs booked for 9am. Today is a busy day of stowing away provisions, cleaning the boat, filling up with fuel and water, returning the car, fixing final things on deck and just generally ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Playing the waiting game...

Thursday, 28 Jun 2007 | Views [1279] | Comments [2]

Unfortunately the weather gods have chosen not to smile on us yet. Our weather agent, known here as Santa Clause, has advised us that two thumping great lows are crossing the Tasman at the moment and now would be a very bad time to go. He literally wrote ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Just how many rolls of toilet paper do we need...?

Tuesday, 19 Jun 2007 | Views [1429] | Comments [4]

If there is one thing I am learning about preparing a boat for an overseas sailing adventure it is think ahead... and then think further ahead... estimate... and then times it by three hundred! It has been a while since the last update and its definately ... Read more >

Tags: Packing & gadgets

Gallery: New Zealand

Thursday, 14 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Auckland and a new life...

Thursday, 7 Jun 2007 | Views [1974] | Comments [1]

So I am now in Auckland and struggling to get used to a German keyboard! One of the only differences is that the y and the z are in completely different places so I have to pause and think every time I wish to use the y - which is surprisingly quite ... Read more >

Tags: Family

Hot Pools and a Britz Breakdown

Friday, 1 Jun 2007 | Views [1381]

It's been seven days since I was last on the net to update this blog and I was starting to miss everybody and being in contact with the outside world! It is really hard to set aside the time to get on the internet though and it has to be during the day ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

The far far south...

Thursday, 24 May 2007 | Views [1323]

So I think I last left things at Te Anau - sorry about the rushed ending, I'm a bit more prepared this time and have bought an hour of internet. I'm sitting in a McDonalds McCyberMcCafe (I dont know if there are that many Mc's in there really but when ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

New Zealand/Campervanning and the Britz Beast

Sunday, 20 May 2007 | Views [4412] | Comments [4]

So I've been away about five days and time has absolutely flown. Today is the first day we have had off from long long drives and thats only because the weather has stopped us. I think you could spend months in New Zealand quite easily as we have driven ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors



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