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Tuesday, 14 Nov 2006 | Views [1567]

November 1-6 We eaten a lot of great meals while we've been in NZ and while at Ian and Louise's.  When we were in Aukland that first week I got addicted to kebabs either lamb or falafal with yogurt and sweet chili sauce.  I've eaten more meat in the ... Read more >

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October 24-31 Where has the time gone?  The days have been just flying by.  The weather has been mostly windy with gusts of rain here and there, chilly at night but when the sun comes out it really beats down on you.  I went for a jog one day and after ... Read more >

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October 23 - Monday It was bright and sunny just a few moments ago but  now it's dark, completely overcast and, I think, it's hailing.  THe sheep have left the field below, for shelter, no doubt and our little caravan is swaying a bit from the wind ... Read more >

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October 20 - Friday It was nice sleeping in our new tent.  It'll take some getting used to but it's really reassuring to have the bikes in the porch so we know they're safe - especially since we don't have a window that we can just peek out of to see ... Read more >

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October 17 - Tuesday Auckland, NZ A beautiful sunny, albeit windy day.  We were going to take our bikes for their first real ride today.  Jon and I were both itching to go riding and had missed pedalling while we were in Asia.  Tortured with the bikes ... Read more >

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October 16 - Monday Auckland, NZ It was like we were back home in Seattle.  The weather was completely overcast there was no hope of the sun breaking through these thick gray clouds.    I was up and paid for "one more night" at the guest house ... Read more >

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October 15 - Sunday Auckland Still no word about our bags so we paid for another night.  The "breakfast" that came with our accomodation fee consisted of bread, butter, and vegemite.  I tried vegemite while at Rory's house in England - he ... Read more >

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October 14 - Saturday Auckland, New Zealand We slept in until noon. I have a vague recollection of vacuuming in the hall outside our door and someone using an electric saw at the construction site next door. "Whoa, it's really late." - J I've ... Read more >

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October 13 - Friday Auckland, New Zealand Oh my god.  I have never been so glad to be somewhere.  Finally, we are at our destination.  Five countries, five time zones, two different airlines and several foil-wrapped meals later, we're here. But not ... Read more >

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October 12 - Thursday Singapore Auckland, New Zealand We slept in a bit.  Check out time wasn't until noon and we were in that room until the last minute still trying to shave off a little more weight from our luggage.  The bike boxes said they were ... Read more >

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Gallery: Heading south from Picton, NZ (on the south island)

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Gallery: Wwoofing it up in Te Mata. 20km north of Thames

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Gallery: Auckland, NZ

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