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On taking the hobbits to Isengard & exploring New Zealands South Island

During the last weeks of September I was travelling around the South Island of New Zealand. I tried to sum up my impressions to describe what i’ve experienced so far and were i’ve been. 1,044 more words


Abel Tasman National Park

After leaving Nelson, we made it to Abel Tasman.  However, we arrived much later than anticipated and ended up hiking to out campsite just as the sun was setting.  296 more words

Holiday Break

Abel Tasman: the Goldilocks Walk

The Abel Tasman track — named after an explorer for the Dutch East India Company in the 1640s who thought he had reached South America — is one of the nine Great Walks that hugs the northern coastline of New Zealand’s South Island. 1,278 more words


Absolutely Loving Abel Tasman

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(Rewinding to April) If there was one place I can say that I loved most in South Island (along with Wanaka), it would be… 930 more words

Wanderlust & Worldly

Golden sand beaches

Abel Tasman N.P. is one of my favourite areas in New Zealand. Beautiful blue water, lush forests and golden beaches. It’s such a beautiful area and I highly recommend it to anyone going to New Zealand! 101 more words


Discover the Beauty of Abel Tasman National Park--New Zealand

Turquoise blue water from Tasman Bay surrounding you, gentle waves splashing in the distance as they come up on the beaches, feeling the soft sand between your toes, a slight breeze in the air as the warm sun beats down–you’re not in Kansas any more, you’re in a paradise called Abel Tasman National Park. 613 more words