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Gallery: 6. 20th Feb - Christchurch

Sunday, 26 Feb 2006 | Photo Gallery

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20th Feb - Christchurch

Sunday, 26 Feb 2006 | Views [474]

So, the New Zealand leg of the trip is now over.... Rain The day we left Oamaru it started to rain and didn't stop for about three days. Good job we were staying with Francis Royston, a friend of Eoin's family from Portumna who moved over to NZ about ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Gallery: 5. 7th Feb - Oamaru

Wednesday, 8 Feb 2006 | Photo Gallery

Te Anau, Milford Sound, Queenstown, Oamaru
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7th Feb - Oamaru

Tuesday, 7 Feb 2006 | Views [681] | Comments [1]

We've now decamped to the East Coast and are staying in Oamaru - it's lovely here, the town is pretty sleepy and laid back, great food, to be honest it's a wonder i'm not too relaxed to be bothered to write this journal. Southern Lakes After all ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

29th Jan - Franz Joseph Glacier

Sunday, 29 Jan 2006 | Views [871] | Comments [1]

We left Wellington under a big raincloud, even Lisa and ex-DB Wellington native couldn't sort the weather out for us but she did give me a nice tour of the place. Sea Kayaking On Wednesday we  jumped on the ferry and headed south to sunny Nelson ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road

Gallery: 4. 29th Jan - West Coast South Island

Sunday, 29 Jan 2006 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: 3. 24th Jan - Taupo, Hawkes Bay, Wellington

Tuesday, 24 Jan 2006 | Photo Gallery

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24th Jan, Hawkes Bay and Wellington

Tuesday, 24 Jan 2006 | Views [921] | Comments [1]

Long lost relatives... We've just spent the last week or so catching up with my long lost distant cousins and I feel i'm making a start at catching Eoin up where family size is concerned now.  As fate would have it, my grandmother Eva's cousin Sue ... Read more >

Tags: Family

Gallery: 2. 17th Jan - Rotorua

Tuesday, 17 Jan 2006 | Photo Gallery

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17th January - Rotorua

Tuesday, 17 Jan 2006 | Views [434]

We've now reached Rotorua - a very geothermally active area, in other words it smells of eggs and there are lots of steaming ponds, bubbling pools of mud and the occaisonal geyser around.  We have wandered around the town's park and marvelled at all ... Read more >

Tags: The Great Outdoors

Gallery: 1. 11th Jan New Zealand - North Island

Friday, 13 Jan 2006 | Photo Gallery

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11th Jan - on the beach

Wednesday, 11 Jan 2006 | Views [761] | Comments [3]

Auckland So, after a long but uneventful journey from Ireland (though i did enjoy the foot massage macines in Singapore Airport, mmmm), we arrived in Auckland.  The rest of NZ seems to view this place as a horrible, over-crowded dirty place but we ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine



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