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How to 'sing that bible!' and other Queenstown reflections...

Travel journal, November 2006

We drove to Queenstown a couple of days ago, passing through Arrowtown, where the famous river scenes from the Lord of the Rings were filmed. 959 more words

NZ And Australia

New Zealand - Day Six in Glenorchy

Our second day in Queenstown started quite early, but looked promising – it was snowing (icy sleeting?) in Arthur’s Point! After admiring the new dusting of snow on the mountains, we piled into the car and I drove (gingerly) into Queenstown to grab some coffees before heading out to Glenorchy.  321 more words


Our trip to New Zealand: Wanaka

While we were in New Zealand, we rented a car and decided to go for a drive. Our first stop was Wanaka.

Wanaka… 496 more words


Evening Cruise on Lake Wakatipu

One of the benefits of living on the lake … birthday parties on the lake! There are a handful of great boating operators on Lake Wakatipu, and good thing for that since there are many tourists looking to cruise the lake. 38 more words


Winter Wonderland in Queenstown

The day before I left New Zealand to head back home for a 5 week summer holiday I decided to take a little walk up Queenstown Hill to give a proper farewell to Queenstown. 30 more words

South Island

Serenity is just around the corner

Summer is coming! Well… it’s springtime and that means that it could still snow here, but there are plenty of warm, sunny days. In my last days in Queenstown I just had to get out of the house. 245 more words

South Island