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Milford Sound cruise

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 4 Jun 2008 | Views [1766] | Comments [2]

Chris drove us in the little red sports car along the Milford Sound road from Te Anau to Milford Sound this morning, where we took a cheapo two for one cruise on the sound which was really good. We were being treated to yet more fantastic weather for ... Read more >

Tags: driving, mountains, sightseeing

Kawarau Bungy and on to Te Anau...

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | Views [1465] | Comments [2]

Unfortunately I did not have a good nights sleep, with the cold setting in nicely and waking up shivering cold about 4am and not being able to get back to sleep properly, I rose from my pit around eight and forced some breakfast past my sore throat. ... Read more >

Tags: adrenaline, bungy, driving

Rob Roy Valley Walk and on to Queenstown

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 2 Jun 2008 | Views [2012]

This morning we met early and headed out of Wanaka to take the walk we'd planned for the day before. I woke up feeling a bit rubbish today, sore throat, snotty nose, head and body ache, brill... Anyway, best thing for that is a long walk in the cold, ... Read more >

Tags: driving, walking

Wanaka and Super 14 final beers...

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 31 May 2008 | Views [1233] | Comments [1]

This morning we took the 380km drive down the coast to Wanaka, which winds along the coast and then inland between two huge lakes and mountain ranges... wonderful driving roads once again! On the way into Haast, where we stopped for lunch, we stopped ... Read more >

Tags: beer, driving, sightseeing

Christchurch whistlestop and a birthday spent crossing Arthurs Pass

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 25 May 2008 | Views [1181]

Christchurch is another city with a really nice feel about it, I will enjoy my few days here when I come back for the rugby and to drop off the campervan at the end of June. We took the opportunity here to have a good look around and get our bearings, ... Read more >

Tags: beer, driving, on the road, sightseeing, the great outdoors

Ferry across Cooks Straight and on to Nelson

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 17 May 2008 | Views [1258] | Comments [1]

This morning I was up early and off to catch my ferry. Luckily I'd planned to rise earlier than needed 'just in case' anything went wrong... and lo and behold I missed the turning from the motorway for the ferry! LMAO! It's like I knew I was going to ... Read more >

Tags: driving, on the road, planes trains & automobiles

Aratiatia Dam and drive drive drive!

NEW ZEALAND | Friday, 16 May 2008 | Views [2001]

This morning I went further upstream past Huka Falls to see Aratiatia Dam and Rapids... The dam is opened three times a day in the winter, more in the summer, and is quite a sight. The area outside the dam is beautiful and quiet, and within a minute ... Read more >

Tags: driving, sightseeing, walking

Driving at last, it's like riding a bike! The Northlands

NEW ZEALAND | Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | Views [1912] | Comments [3]

Today I collected my transport and home for the next two months. After a leisurely start at the hotel and another mahuusive breakfast we were collected by taxi and taken to the depot. The company I hired with are called 'Jucy' which I still find amusing.... Read more >

Tags: driving, history, hitchhikers, shopping, swimming, the great outdoors, walking

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