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Photos: Wellington/ waitomo glow worm cave

Sunday, 3 Mar 2013 | Photo Gallery

living like a kiwi in the capital
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Levin-Farm Life, Dec 2012

Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | Views [459] | Comments [2]

one of the things i wanted to try here in NZ was WWOOF'ing....Willing Workers On Organic Farms. as a worker, the hosts would give me accomodation and food in exchange of 4-5 hours of work a day. even though i would not be getting paid, the time that ... Read more >

Photos: Levin-Farm Life

Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | Photo Gallery

WWOOF-Blueberry farm
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Taupo and Tongariro Crossing

Saturday, 27 Oct 2012 | Views [415]

My reason for coming to Taupo was to complete the Tongariro Crossing; A 19km (11.8mile), 6-8 hour crossing up the side of an active volcano, Mount Tongariro. For anyone who is a Lord of the rings fan, this is the mountain "Mount Doom" filmed in ... Read more >

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Photos: Taupo and Tongariro Crossing

Saturday, 27 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | Views [240]

After a week of R&R In aukland at Mel's house, I ocntinued on my journey to Rotorua, "the sulfur city".  It is named so because the city lies on top of the most violent segment of the Taupo Volcanic Zone and the air smells of rotten eggs. ... Read more >

Photos: Rotorua

Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Doubtful Sound

Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | Views [415]

The last leg of my South Island tour ends with an overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound.  Located in the heart of the Fiordland National Park, it is the second largest of the 14 fiords found here.  The taxi picked me up at my hostel at 8:30am.... Read more >

Photos: Doubtful Sound

Tuesday, 9 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

Overnight cruise and Kayaking on Doubtful Sound
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Nelson and the Fox Glacier

Saturday, 6 Oct 2012 | Views [470]

Sofie and I left Picton early Sunday morning to go to Nelson.  We realized that our journeys were going in the same direction so we decided to travel a bit together.  When we arrived in Nelson, we checked into our hostel early afternoon and ... Read more >

Photos: Nelson and Fox Glacier

Saturday, 6 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Kaikoura and Picton

Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | Views [323]

I arrived in Kaikoura, a small coastal town north of Christchurch, early in the afternoon. It was too late to go on the Sperm whale Whale watch so i decided to take a hike around the peninsula.  It was suppose to take 3.5 hours but I got lost somehow ... Read more >

Photos: Kaikoura and Picton

Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Christchurch and Akaroa

Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | Photo Gallery

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Christchurch and Akaroa-Sept 24-25

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | Views [488]

when i first started researchingt his trip over a year ago, Christchurch was an area that I wanted to stay in and work for a month or so.  The coastal town had tons of attractions and nightlife so I knew I would just love it. In February of 2011, a massive ... Read more >

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Queenstown and Wanaka-Sept 22, 2012

Sunday, 23 Sep 2012 | Views [398] | Comments [1]

This weekend, we went away to Queenstown and Wanaka.  After a long 3.5 hour boring drive, we arrived to the most beautiful city I have ever seen.  And to make the day even better, the sun was shining, the sky was blue, and it was 60 degrees!  Upon ... Read more >

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Photos: Queenstown, New Zealand

Sunday, 23 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Queenstown and Wanaka
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Photos: Dunedin, New Zealand

Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | Photo Gallery

Taieri Gorge Railway and the Seasider Pacific Coast Railway
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Dunedin-Sept 20, 2012

Friday, 21 Sep 2012 | Views [255]

Thursday and Friday of this week I booked 2 scenic train tours: The Taieri Gorge Railway and the Seasider up to Palmerston.  The Taieri Gorge trip has been described as "one of the worlds great train trips".  I would beg to differ.  I found ... Read more >

Dunedin-Sept 19, 2012

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | Views [410]

Unlike America, Kiwi's only follow one game of sport-Rugby.  The professional team from New Zealand, The All Blacks, who are 2012 world cup champions played at the newly built Rugby stadium in Dunedin on Saturday night.  The entire town goes into an ... Read more >

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