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New Zealand

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The Bay of islands

Tuesday, 11 Mar 2008 | Views [1016]

The bus journey from Auckland to Paihia in the Bay of Islands passed through some stunning scenery. The YHA in Paihia is a really nice hostel and is one of many on Kings Rd. I'm in an 8 bed mixed dorm. On my first night I went to a bar at another backpackers ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine


Gallery: Rangitoto

Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: A night out in Auckland

Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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A night out in Auckland

Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | Views [616]

Went out on friday night with 3 girls that are staying in the same hostel as me. Bernie from Northern Ireland I had already met in Whitianga, and Sarah and Deborah from Scotland were her room mates in Auckland. We started in the MINUS 5 bar on the waterfront.... Read more >

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Auckland again

Friday, 7 Mar 2008 | Views [577]

Caught the bus back to Auckland via Thames where I met up with Catharina again. Sat with another German girl on the bus - there seems to be a lot of Germans travelling in NZ at the moment. Decided to stay at a different hostel in the city. I met up with ... Read more >

Tags: People


Gallery: Whitianga

Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Thames

Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Whitianga - just look at it

Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | Views [666]

Back to hot and sunny weather. Arrived on the bus after driving around the Coromandal Peninsular. The hostel is in a great location just opposite the beach. Met an English guy at the hostel called Rupert. He was only stopping a couple of nights but ... Read more >

Tags: beaches & sunshine


Gallery: Auckland

Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Thames

Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | Views [1326]

Caught the bus from Auckland to Thames. The journey took about 1.5 hours and passed through some nice scenery. The hostel is in an old (for NZ) building, built in the 1860's. I'm in a 4 bed dorm but there are only 2 of us. Thames is a bit of a one street ... Read more >

Tags: sightseeing


Auckland

Sunday, 2 Mar 2008 | Views [397]

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Getting to Auckland

Saturday, 1 Mar 2008 | Views [756]

Got to Manchester Airport in plenty of time, checked in straight away and the plane left on time. I was sat next to an elderly couple who were quite talkative. They had travelled extensively and were full of advice. Arrived at Singapore but only had ... Read more >

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