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All very Irish on the East Coast

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | Views [960]

As we made our way back south down the Milford Road we made a stop for a longer trek up to Key Summit, so named because three rivers flow south, east and west to three different seas from the peak. Fabulous views and alpine bogs at the top.... Read more >

Tags: birthday, camera, camping, hostel, paddy, prison, rugby

Heli-hiking, horse riding and a country fair - Franz Josef and Wanaka

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | Views [1444] | Comments [1]

We spent the night in another DOC site at the end of Lake Mahinapua, near Franz Josef, home of its namesake glacier. It was really difficult to find in the evening. I had booked a Heli-hike up the glacier for the following morning and Claire ... Read more >

Tags: camping, fair, glacier, helicopter, horse, hostel

Getting settled in Wellington

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | Views [848]

After 10 days in the car and sleeping in tents we were all quite glad to pull up to the Wellywood Backpackers in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. The monstrous pile of camping detritus that was crammed into the lift on the way up was positively ... Read more >

Tags: apartment, fire escape, hostel, museum

A slightly bizarre hostel in Auckland

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 20 Jan 2009 | Views [925]

The 16 th of January never happened as we crossed the international date line to New Zealand, the first “developed” country on the trip. The flight was pleasant (LAN are great) and Auckland airport was certainly ... Read more >

Tags: hostel

Hats off to El Bolson

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 7 Jan 2009 | Views [2191] | Comments [1]

The first time I had heard of El Bolson was when a friend recounted a tale about a friend of hers when in Buenos Aires. It had been settled (if that's the right word) by a bunch of hippies in the late seventies ... Read more >

Tags: fair, hat, hippy, hostel, trekking

London to Lima (Finally!)

PERU | Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | Views [1291] | Comments [4]

It was always going to be a slightly surreal experience waking up of a morning knowning that you would not be sleeping in the same continent, never mind the same city for at least 3 seasons. I was a little apprehensive on the way to the airport - sure ... Read more >

Tags: city, hostel, peru

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