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Bloody Computers

Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Views [580]

photos will follow when i find a computer that works

Tags: I should have known better!


Gallery: sky diving

Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Oh My God!
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Kauri Forests and the Bay of Islands

Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Views [415]

Leaving Dawn and Tuttukaka we headed to the west coast once more to the Kauri Forests, huge 2000 year old trees that have stood the test of time! Amazing trees though not many left as they were used for masts and spars for ships. Camped in a secluded ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Bay of Plenty, the Coromandel and Diving in the Poor Knights

Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Views [566]

After the smells of Rotoura  we headed north to the Bay of Plenty and the Kiwi growing capital of the world. Tried some golden kiwis where you can eat the skin. Delicious, cross between an apple, pear and kiwi. We camped that night right on the beach ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


Sky Diving and Smelly Eggs

Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | Views [1372]

Well here we are nearing the end of the journey. I'll try and fill you in on whats been happening. We last left you when we were on route to Lake Taupo for my Sky diving. Taupo is a wonderful lake, NZ's biggest, situated in the middle of north island ... Read more >

Tags: Adrenaline


The Abel Tasman

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | Views [488]

Beautiful national park with a famous tramp which runs along the coast at the north end of the south island. We did a day walk along the track and found some wonderful secluded beaches. The next day we met our guide for our 2 day sea kayaking adventure.... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


The West Coast

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2008 | Views [405]

After leaving doubtfull sound we headed up towards Lake Wanaka with some beautifull scenery. It was very humid here and eventually the rain started that had been forecast. We left wanaka in pouring rain and it stayed like that the whole of the west coats ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors


Gallery: Journey to South Island + Malborough Vineyards

Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Doubtfull Sound

Monday, 21 Jan 2008 | Views [591]

So named as Captain Cook was doubtfull he could sail out of it. The day stared at 6am to drive to the town of manapouri, about 20 mins from our campsite. Once we arrived we were joined by about 14 other intrepid travellers. We were taken by bus to the ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Fiordlands

Saturday, 19 Jan 2008 | Views [388]

Dear All So, we last left you when we were off horse riding. This was unfortunately cancelled so we ploughrd onto Mt Cook. Beautifull drive but it was so cloudy we could'nt see the summit. Never mind! On we went to "Queenstown" THE adventure ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


The journey continues...

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2008 | Views [340]

Hmm where were we. Ok we left north island on the early morning ferry and 3 hrs later we were cruising into queen charlotte sound and the harbour of picton at the top of south island. We now had shauns bigger car with a little more oomph so the journey ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing

 

 

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