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FiNZ 39 - Hitchhiking, Caving, Waterfalls, and BUSKERS! oh my

Most weekends, if we don’t have a big trip planned in advance, our days end up being pretty spontaneous or really just based on the weather. 704 more words

New Zealand – Arthur’s Pass

Our time in McMurdo was short and hectic, but we got a lot done in 12 hours. Sadly, I did not see any penguins so I have to call the mission slightly incomplete. 606 more words


Arthur’s Pass – The TranzAlpine Experience

Arthur’s Pass Village sits in the mountainous area between Christchurch and the West Coast. Most tourists do not stay overnight here as they use the pass as a means of getting across the Southern Alps. 756 more words

New Zealand

some castle hill

coming through the snow covered lowlands before castle hill

I took the day mostly off from studying to spend time with friends and enjoying the beauty of castle hill. 960 more words


M5.6 Quake Strikes South Island, NZ

SCENARIOS 700, 08, 07, 02

Strong earthquake strikes 124km WNW of Christchurch, New Zealand

Centered at 43.071°S, 171.230°E the quake struck at a depth of 9.1km (5.7mi), said USGS/EHP. 109 more words


Avalanche Peak - 12/24/14

‘Twas the day before Christmas and the Waas’ were hiking
We chose Avalanche Peak rather than running or biking
We could have stayed home in our pajamas all day…
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Picnic in paradise

I like road tripping, but no matter how much I enjoy staring at the landscapes I pass when I’m driving, it’s even better getting out of the car to explore. 81 more words