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Tasman Comes South

You victualed your two ships and,
huddled in that vast,
un-bestowed ocean,
went forward creeping,
like a pair of reluctant soldiers
into the enemy’s camp. 183 more words




After a peaceful night’s rest, we headed to town to visit Jens Hansen’s workshop. This is where THE ONE RING was created! 319 more words

New Zealand

Nelson & The Abel Tasman (deel 1)

Nelson is een van de zonnigste steden in Nieuw Zeeland en gelukkig maar want op nog geen uur rijden vind je het nationale park The Abel Tasman terug. 796 more words

Nieuw Zeeland

Journey to the South Island

April 13-14: New Zealand Encompassed Day 9-10

Everyone was at least a little stiff, sore, and tired after tackling Tongariro. I was still hurting almost as badly as the previous day. 1,500 more words

New Zealand

Flanders in NZ 12 - The 1st Great Walk

Yikes! Late post, but this week has been a bit busy at work…on to some story-time and beach photos!

Last time I was here I had the extreme pleasure of walking the Milford Track Great Walk. 733 more words

Hot Springs and Cold Nights

June 3-7, 2014

After an unforgettable morning with the seal pups, we decided to skip Kaikoura and head straight to Hanmer Springs. Hanmer is a geothermally active area southwest of Kaikoura, along the eastern edge of the Southern Alps. 1,691 more words

Flanders in NZ 9 - The 40hour Birthday

Who else has been following the World Cup? All of us down here get to wake up to early-morning matches. Occasionally, if we’re lucky, there’s a game on around lunchtime. 521 more words