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Gallery: Drumgor

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Farm 3
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Gallery: Kingfisher

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Farm 2
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NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 2 Feb 2008 | Views [420] | Comments [1]

hello everyone. I just spent a lovely 5 days pulling grass from olive trees. I stayed with a couple from Zimbabwe and have learned a great deal about being white in apartheid south africa, being a policaman in the bush in Zimbabwe, African politics, how ... Read more >

Tags: Work


NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 27 Jan 2008 | Views [479] | Comments [5]

I have been adding some new words and ideas to my vocabulary and thought I'd share them with you.  heaps: the word used for lots, many, a whole bunch, often, all the time, or very. For example: There are heaps of trees on the south island. Or: I've ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Kingfisher (Farm #2)

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 25 Jan 2008 | Views [1100] | Comments [2]

I just bought a small jar of honey that was made just down the road and from a hive on the farm where I am living. There is great satisfaction in knowing where my food has come from. I was a bit nervous when I realized I'd be going to an egg farm this ... Read more >

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Waybyond (Farm #1)

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | Views [924] | Comments [1]

Hello! It's been awhile. Sorry for my silence. I will now try to summarize my first wwoof experience. Let's see, perhaps I'll use numbers to organize my thoughts. 1. The place. Waybyond is a small farm on the outskirts of Wellsford, which is a small ... Read more >

Tags: Work

Gallery: Waybyond

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 23 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

Farm #1
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strawberry fields, hokey pokey, and church

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 6 Jan 2008 | Views [913] | Comments [6]

Well, my one regret for the day is that I didn't take any pictures. But sometimes pictures take away from an experience. Or at least that's what I'll keep telling myself. I don't like having regrets when traveling. I will always remember the time I wished ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating

rangitoto/motutapu islands

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 5 Jan 2008 | Views [420] | Comments [1]

hello everyone! I returned to Auckland today after three days/two nights on Rangitoto/Motutapu islands. It was fun trip. I left Thursday morning after stopping by the DOC office where I picked up a bunch of brochures and my Annual Hut Pass. I took a 25-... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Gallery: rangitoto

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 5 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery

camping trip
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Safety Concern: sunburn

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | Views [650] | Comments [5]

Major Bummer! I just spent 20 minutes entering a story and when I tried to add a photo, it erased my entry. Sad. But I did add a few photos into my first photo gallery so chack that out. Anyway, I don't have as much time now on this computer so I'll ... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!

customs and 2008

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 1 Jan 2008 | Views [421] | Comments [3]

This will be quick. But I wanted to let everyone know that I arrived safe and sound in NZ. I had been a bit nervous about going through customs because NZ is pretty strict about having a certain amount of money in your bank account and having a return ... Read more >

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Nadi, Fiji

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 31 Dec 2007 | Views [495] | Comments [2]

Hello everyone. I am in Nadi Town, Fiji in an internet cafe all by myself and I'm sweating because of the humidity. My flight to Nadi (10 hours) went well. I pretty much skipped December 30 because there is a 21 hour difference. So it's December 31.... Read more >

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NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 28 Dec 2007 | Views [506] | Comments [1]

I worked in a movie theatre again this fall and saw quite a few movies. One of my favorites was Into the Wild. I found myself, once again, eager to add more experiences to my life. One of the songs from the movie resonated with me and I'd like to ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase

about to leave

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 23 Dec 2007 | Views [622] | Comments [3]

A week from now, I will be in the air on my way to Auckland, where I will begin my adventure. I have a layover in Fiji, which is very fitting since Lisa and I coined the motto: Fiji 2007. We had decided to meet in Fiji sometime in 2007. I'll be there ... Read more >

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