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Travels with a baby (part two)

So after our holiday in Queenstown at Easter we were lucky enough to get up to Nelson and Marlborough for another break in July, which is also the middle of winter here in NZ. 1,992 more words

Picton to Tapawera

Day 22: Picton to Tahuna Beach
Distance Cycled: 8km

High point: Queen Charlotte viewpoint

Challenge: finding the ideal s’more technique

Memorable because: sunny Nelson

Treats consumed: S’mores, smoothies… 1,474 more words

Picton Nelson Picton

From Blenheim I had planned to travel to Picton, stay there for a few nights and then move on to Nelson. But when I got to the ferry terminal I bumped into my old bus driver and was able to bum a free lift down to Nelson that day. 186 more words

Abel Tasman Walk 

Now that I have finished my semester in Wellington, I am currently on my one month trip through the South Island of New Zealand. I decided to do the Abel Tasman and Heaphy Walk before heading down the West Coast. 476 more words

New Zealand

Wild in Abel Tasman, Part Last

This hike was something of a crucible for me. And I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything. A highlight of my lifetime. I did not intend for it to stretch to 4 parts, but that’s where the Muse led. 729 more words

A Long-Expected Kayak

Perhaps it was the relative remoteness of where we were staying, but waking up on Labour Day felt no different whatsoever to any other Monday we’ve spent out here, with everything in Takaka seeming to go on as usual. 1,206 more words

New Zealand

Wild in Abel Tasman, Part 3

Put Abel Tasman National Park on your list of can’t miss places in New Zealand. You can’t find more beautiful scenery or a more accommodating place with the groomed trails, clear signage, comfort amenities, and so much more. 1,163 more words