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Fiordland, Mount Cook and Kaikoura

Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Views [782]

Doubtful Sound Cruise After the 3 day Routeburn track we were expected every muscle in our body to ache so we'd given ourselves 3 days to recover before we began the Kepler Track. We originally intended to go to Milford Sound during this time but ... Read more >

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Gallery: NZ South Island (the rest of...)

Friday, 21 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Cloud and rain for our last 1.5 weeks on the south island...
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Glaciers and snow-capped Mountains

Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | Views [1264]

Franz Josef Glacier, West Coast of South Island NZ The Franz Josef Glacier is a 'temperate' or 'warm' glacier. The glacier actually comes down BELOW the treeline. The neve (the area the snow collects in) is massive; about the size of Auckland (Wolverhampton/Preston);... Read more >

Tags: Mountains


Gallery: NZ South Island (so far)

Monday, 10 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery

Highlights from South Island of New Zealand
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Marlborough Sounds and Abel Tasman

Monday, 3 Dec 2007 | Views [1323]

On Sunday 25th Nov we got the ferry from Wellington to the South Island of New Zealand. The crossing is renowned for being rough so I purposefully skipped breakfast - thank goodness it was a blissfully calm day. It takes 3 hours to cross the straight ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: NZ North Island

Friday, 23 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery

...and one from the Melbourne Cup!
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More from the North Island

Thursday, 22 Nov 2007 | Views [775]

Although the last entry was entitled Northland, Hobbiton and White Island it appears I only had time to tell you about Northland. From the comfort of Shon's sofa I have the time, tools and inclination to bring this journal up to date. We've camped every ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Northland, Hobbiton, White Island

Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | Views [582]

Oh my goodness! Where to start...I'm sitting in a caravan typing as fast as I can see my credit running out!! From Auckland we headed North up the East Coast. To break the drive we stopped at Goat Island Marine Reserve. The island was about 50m off ... Read more >

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18,339km from home

Friday, 9 Nov 2007 | Views [574]

After all this time we've finally started our trip. I'm in our hostel in Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand which is apparently 18,339km from London,UK. For the first time in my life I declared something at customs: Walking boots and out tent. They're biosecurity ... Read more >

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