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The Lone Adventures of Li-Lu

Howdy Y'all from the USA

USA | Friday, 11 Jul 2008 | Views [509]

So its been a while since I last wrote....for those that don't already know... im in the USA now! Been here 3 weeks today and am having a ball. I got back to the UK on 15th may and booked a ticket out of there as quick as i could. Mum hooked me up with ... Read more >


AUSTRALIA | Friday, 9 May 2008 | Views [605]

Arrived at Melbourne airport to be put in nothing more than a cage to collect our luggage...was starting to panic that i wouldnt recognise Kim after so long!! Luckily she spotted me, so amusing as she looks the same but is sporting an Ozzie twang! She ... Read more >

East Coast Trip

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 5 May 2008 | Views [851]

Han had the day off on friday so we pottered around for the morning waiting for her friend to pick us up. Tony decided not to come so ended up being a girly road trip...kinda good job seeing as he wouldnt have actually fitted in the car we seemed to ... Read more >


AUSTRALIA | Monday, 28 Apr 2008 | Views [836]

Arrived on Friday night in Hobart, Hannah picked me up from the airport amd took me back to hers in Dodges Ferry around 30mins from Hobart. Their ANZAC BBQ was in full swing, had some yummy food but everyone was way ahead in the beer stakes so felt a little ... Read more >

Manly with Gina and Rosie!!

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 26 Apr 2008 | Views [722]

Got on the ferry to manly to see Gina and Rosie, was very excited about it!!! G and Rosie had their housemates sister staying so booked into a hostel in town...the cheapest i could find..manly is pretty pricey! Went and surprised rosie at work....she ... Read more >

The Blue Mountains

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 21 Apr 2008 | Views [957] | Comments [1]

Just got back from a fab weekend in the mountains. Didnt like Sydney so took of Saturday morning. Stayed in a little backpackers in the centre of Katoomba. As iv been in NZ for 2 months i assumed that being in the mountains there would be no or limited ... Read more >

Gallery: Last of New Zealand

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 20 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 19 Apr 2008 | Views [578]

Flight was fine from Auckland, even got breakfast on the plane, not bad for a 50pound flight! Had to leave ACB Backpackers at 4.30am to get the bus which was subsequently late so left me standing on the main drag surrounded by drunk ppl coming home from ... Read more >

The last of Paihia

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 17 Apr 2008 | Views [602]

So you get the idea i have just been hanging around a lot at the mo. Got in touch with a couple we met on the bus journey back from the Tongariro Circuit who invited to take us on a tour of Northland. The weather was awful but still they gave us the ... Read more >

The Return to Paihia

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | Views [536]

So guys Im back in Paihia, the place where i began my trip and met Dain. We turned up late in the evening and checked into a cheaper hostel across the road from the Pipi where we both stayed previously. Woke in the morning not realy knowing what to do ... Read more >

Gallery: The Coromandel!

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 12 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Fun in Opotiki and Whakatane!

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 12 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: East Cape 2

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 12 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: East Cape

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 12 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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The Coromandel

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | Views [558]

On the way to our next destination, the Coromandel we stopped at a place called Whakatane to see a statue which has featured in many postcards around NZ. I forget what its called but it was worth the detour as it was gorgeous. Headed from there up to ... Read more >

Gallery: Te Urewera National Park

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Chillaxing in Opotiki

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 5 Apr 2008 | Views [900] | Comments [1]

Found an awesome backpackers in our guide books which was 5kms out of Opotiki, a small town with not much going on...nice to be off the tourist trail. Everyone was really friendly and said hello when you walked down the street. The hostel itself was ... Read more >

Gallery: Taupo, Wellington and Napier

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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First Sunrise in the World!

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | Views [15662] | Comments [5]

Went on to Te Araroa, not a very long journey and where we were stopping for the East Cape (most easterly point in NZ) The town was tres small and the holiday park was a few kms out of there. Got a little cabin at the park which backed onto the beach, ... Read more >

Tolaga Bay - Finding Captain Cook!

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | Views [846]

We headed up the coast to Tolaga Bay which was our first overnight stop. We stopped just outside of Gisborne at Tatapouri Beach for some lunch (ham sandwiches this time instead of peanut butter which has become a solid favourite, haha!). There were a ... Read more >

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