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Trip: NZ vision journey

There are [61] stories from my trip: NZ vision journey


Bumboras

NORFOLK ISLAND | Thursday, 15 May 2014 | Views [832]

How many places do you know of with only one school, one roundabout, one ATM, and one street light? There aren’t many, and Norfolk is one of the few. This special little island has greatly exceeded my expectations and this has to be one of the ... Read more >


Motivation and cocktails

NORFOLK ISLAND | Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | Views [702]

Today I got to take two of my talents and use them on the same day (though not at the same time). In fact, I used a multitude of talents. There’s a subtle humming sound whenever I have a shower and the breeze blows gently between the pines. This ... Read more >


Sharing my passion and my story

NORFOLK ISLAND | Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | Views [566]

What a day! Wutawieh! What a day! Stories and my passion were the story of my day on Norf’k Ailen. There’s a deep reason I’m here; that’s why the airfare was so inexpensive. This morning I was awake early after another bizarre ... Read more >


Cycling & Yoga, Norfolk-style

NORFOLK ISLAND | Monday, 12 May 2014 | Views [1204]

Wutawieh you! Awake early this morning I was, after a dream that I got into a large argument with Craig (about the last person to argue with anybody!). After I already made my morning cuppa and smeared some cherry guava jam on some bread, Nicki showed ... Read more >


Photos: Norfolk Island

NORFOLK ISLAND | Sunday, 11 May 2014 | Photo Gallery

One street light, one ATM, one roundabout, and one school. Six times I've been to Norfolk Island, and I fall in love more each time.
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Wutawieh, Norf'k Ailen

NORFOLK ISLAND | Sunday, 11 May 2014 | Views [1759]

That’s how you say it! And spell it. “Wutawieh” I greeted the customs officials as I stepped into one of the most surreal places I’ve ever set foot upon. My passport was stamped with a special one; even though Norfolk is technically ... Read more >


Ski Town this is NOT!

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 10 May 2014 | Views [1073]

Arriving back in West Auckland before my "visa holiday" I'm back in a sense of "normality". I'm not sure if I've ever told you about my friend Erica. We met in Australia back in '07 and I've met up with her a few times on this journey. She lives ... Read more >


Freezing Thumb

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | Views [561]

"If I were you I would have left earlier, rather than later, you don't want to get stuck in Twizel at 4 AM" advised Craig. It was pissing down rain all morning and I misinterpreted his text when he said "it's not due to clear up today." He offered me ... Read more >


Photos: Mount Aspiring National Park

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Anzac Day

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | Views [610]

It's time to wear my poppy proudly and make biscuits. Why? It's Anzac Day. 25 April is commemorated each year for soldiers of the Australia & New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) and their service in various wars but most famously for their landing at ... Read more >


Photos: Mount Cook Village

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | Photo Gallery


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My Book Cover

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | Views [741]

As I slathered a glob of freshly-made pesto onto sourdough bread with my morning cuppa, I had thoughts on my plan for today: return to the Mt. Arthur Lookout. Years ago I went with an Israeli girl and I fell in love with the view (though not as much ... Read more >


Photos: Golden Bay

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Linwood & the Digbys

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | Views [690]

No, the Digbys don't live in Linwood. They live in Tawa, an outer suburb of Wellington. Shannon & Rob Digby along with little Olivia and Isaac are my latest CouchSurfing hosts. They're my fifth hosts in the Wellington area, and I've ended up in the ... Read more >


Waiheke Euphoria

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | Views [673] | Comments [1]

With a deep sense of euphoria, I climbed the stairs on the ferry. On top of the life rafts I stood, arms outstretched, tea bottle in hand, head high, breathing deeply. In my head I was screaming "I'm on top of the world!!!" For several minutes I just ... Read more >


Art Deco, wine, & sunshine

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | Views [900]

Napier is the world's Art Deco capital. Welcome! Yesterday I got a lift to CouchSurfer Dave's house, but I'll share more about him later (don't get me wrong though, because he's one of the best guys you could ever meet and CouchSurf with). I got a lift ... Read more >


Photos: Napier

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | Photo Gallery

Art deco, wine, and sunshine
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Greatness personified

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 16 Feb 2014 | Views [755]

It started with a dream. It was a short dream of me walking onto the farm unexpected. Excitement abound, Nikki gave me the biggest hug and the nicest smile, and she was the happiest to see me. Then it was back to reality. I woke up crying; crying because ... Read more >


Cross-Island Track

COOK ISLANDS | Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | Views [1389]

It’s my third day here, second day waking up in paradise. It was 7:22 AM when I awoke yet I was ready to make the most of today! On my agenda was the Cross-island Track. Rarotonga isn’t as big as New Zealand or Ethiopia so there’s no ... Read more >


My First Dive

COOK ISLANDS | Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | Views [1222]

Today I went scuba diving for the first time ever! The roosters woke me early but I’m glad they did because I wanted to be up early. Thanks to Natalie and her husband I got to sleep in a private bungalow with a sea view!  Although I was up ... Read more >


Photos: Rarotonga

COOK ISLANDS | Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | Photo Gallery


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