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April 24

We did indeed go walk down to see the seals! Walked all the way around the peninsula in fact, which took us just under three hours, so we got back into town just as it was starting to get darker (weoo timing) and went back to the hostel. 967 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top (II)

I found it very funny that many blogger have posted pictures of pelicans this week. Don’t worry .. I don’t have another pic with a pelican but with different bird sitting… 56 more words


Maccies and Valentines Day - The South Island!

So, Tongariro was over. It was an epic journey, a bit rainy and a complete experience. Gotta say, the whole Ski Lodge/Sauna thing really helped in moulding my opinion of this place. 1,341 more words

New Zealand Part 4

I arrived in Nelson late on the Friday evening (21st Feb) and headed straight to the backpackers where I was meeting Geraldine (who is a kiwi I met rafting and we organized to do the Great Walk of Abel Tasman together because we also wanted to kayak … and for that you need two people!) 978 more words

Abel Tasman National Park

Having waved goodbye to Mary and Peter, we boarded our bus again to roll around the coast to the Abel Tasman National Park, on the South Island’s North West corner, boasting some amazing coastline, beaches and walks. 1,179 more words

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ROAD TRIP!! - Abel Tasman.

Finishing my last shift for Marisco on the Friday evening greeted me with mixed emotions. On one hand, I was happy to be finished and getting on the move again and on the other I was sort of sad to be leaving Blenheim and the good friends I had made at work and at the house. 1,685 more words


A light, 20km jaunt down the coast

Abel Tasman National Park contains one of New Zealand’s Great Walks – which is a group of nine walks throughout the entire country that the NZ government rates as exceptional, and maintains the walkways, huts and other facilities for anyone to walk along. 783 more words

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