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Golden sand, private beaches, quirky cafes and one of the great walks of the world–the top of the South Island is literally my paradise.

The Nelson-Tasman district is one of those areas where there is literally not enough hours in the day or months of the year to properly experience all that this amazing place can offer. 713 more words

Sydney – State Library of NSW – Tasman

On a recent trip to Sydney, we were again impressed by the map on the floor of the entrance foyer of the State Library of NSW. 37 more words


Abel Tasman, NZ

After a very long day of travelling, we had finally made it down to the South Island, to the beautiful Kaiteriteri, in the national park, Abel Tasman. 348 more words


Spinnende Katten en Abel Tasman

Hoi Allemaal,

Wat gaat de tijd toch snel als je niets doet reist. De tijd in Nelson is echt omgevlogen! Ondanks dat ik ruim een week verbleef in Nelson moest ik uiteindelijk toch een nachtje bijboeken voordat ik verder reisde, omdat ik nog graag naar het centrum van Nieuw Zeeland wilde lopen. 416 more words


Everything is written by the same hand.

-The Alchemist by Paul Coelho.

Perhaps the most impactful message I took away from the fable was the idea that life is with you, not against you. 1,944 more words

Road tripping around the South Island - Part 2

After spending 3 weeks on the North Island, I caught the Interislander Ferry from Wellington over to the South Island and landed in Picton for 3 days. 967 more words

Getting back to nature in New Zealand – Pt. IV

Location: Abel Tasman, Blenheim Wineries and the drive back to Christchurch

Highlight: Kayaking around Abel Tasman

We arrived in Abel Tasman at the same time as hundreds of whales did, though our fortunes were drastically different, since we thrive on the beach: 551 more words