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Signs For Idiots

Right close to the city of Nelson is Abel Tasman Coastal Track, one of New Zealand’s Great Walks. It’s renowned for pristine beaches, turquoise blue water, giant, man-eating sand flies (not really), blah, blah, blah. 1,643 more words

Back in Nelson: Part 1

Arriving back at Quinney’s Bush Chris and I both instantly felt like we hadn’t left – like the past 7 months of being in Queenstown hadn’t even happened. 1,277 more words

Boundary Bay

It’s been a long time between posts so there’s a bunch to catch up on… I’m sensing an extra long catch up post is in order. 118 more words

Kiwi coastal connections

I grew up one street back from the beach, on the Kapiti Coast.

I spent happy holidays with grandparents, one street back from the beach, at Waihi. 350 more words


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


Marlborough sounds

Arrivés à Christchurch en avion la veille au soir, nous récupérons le camping-car dans lequel nous allons vivre pendant 15 jours. Il s’avère être beaucoup plus spacieux et confortable que ce à quoi nous nous attendions, en témoigne la photo ci-dessous d’un diner à bord… 433 more words

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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