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Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Ashburton & Christchurch

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [1209]

Ross, an old family friend from Shropshire, moved to New Zealand a few years back so we decided to pay him and his girlfriend Ceci a visit. The campervan and us rolled into the agricultural heart of NZ, Ashburton, and into the curious world of Ross Appleby.... Read more >

Queenstown & Milford Sound

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [970] | Comments [1]

Queenstown We liked the atmosphere in Queenstown as soon as we arrived. It's really buzzing and busy at the same time as being quite quaint with cosy little pubs and cafes. One of the first things we did was book ourselves ... Read more >

Glaciers & Wanaka

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [643]

Taking the winding road out of Akaroa we were soon into the countryside again. We were heading for Arthur's Pass, a road that weaves over the spine of NZ's mountain range and its assoicated ski fields. Blessed again with ludicrous views and perfect weather ... Read more >

Kaikoura & Akaroa

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [3884] | Comments [1]

Kaikoura   We decided to make Kaikoura our first stop on the South Island. It sounded like a sweet little town and apparently we might see some seals. That was no lie. As we approached the town, I spotted a seal on the ... Read more >

Taupo & Wellington

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [1163]

The journey to Taupo threw up a few surprises. On our way into the town of Tirau I noticed a new and impressive factory adorned with 'Corruagted Creations' signage. It was a big building and I couldn't imagine that there would be that much demand ... Read more >

Auckland & Bay of Islands

Saturday, 17 Jan 2009 | Views [756]

Auckland We arrived in New Zealand in the middle of a torrential downpour that didn't really stop all night. Already feeling slightly anxious about the campervan I had been talked into hiring for our three and a half weeks travelling through the country, ... Read more >



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