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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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Abel Tasman Coastal Walk

As I write this, we are sitting on the Interislander traversing the Cook Strait from Picton in the South Island to Wellington in the North Island.  1,843 more words


My new favourite place in New Zealand...

To make a claim that I have a favourite place in New Zealand is bold in itself. And truthfully, I have about 5 places that I absolutely adore and couldn’t differentiate between them in preference. 529 more words

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