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New Zealand

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Home Away From Home

Tuesday, 26 Jan 2010 | Views [279] | Comments [2]

The past 4 or 5 days leading up to my arrival here in Dunedin were fairly uneventful - which was exactly what I was going for.  Allie and I parted ways temporarily, so I could make my way down the west coast and she could spend more time in the cities.... Read more >


Tuesday, 19 Jan 2010 | Views [301] | Comments [1]

Our first stop on the south island was Nelson, an adorable town a few hours from the ferry landing - and after three days of horrible weather, it was a little sunny oasis.  It's the kind of town where I immediately felt at home - cute town center, easily ... Read more >

Rainy Days

Saturday, 16 Jan 2010 | Views [299]

Once we got into Wellington, the weather took a turn for the worse - the kind where the wind blows the rain sideways and you're cold and soaked from head to toe every time you go outside.  Fortunately, Wellington is home to Te Papa, a museum about New ... Read more >

The Other Side of the Road

Thursday, 14 Jan 2010 | Views [353] | Comments [1]

The three days following Auckland were spent in a rental car, winding through the Coromandel Peninsula and the scenic East Cape of the north island.  My first time driving on the left side of the road was a bit stressful at first (though only slightly ... Read more >

A Breath of Fresh Air

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2010 | Views [386]

I loved New Zealand before we even landed.  I try not to have too many expectations when visitng a new place, but after my long-time desire to visit New Zealand, the view from the plane was enough to confirm that it would be every bit as beautiful as ... Read more >

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