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Adventures of the American Kiwis, Part Deux

Abel Tasman was the first European man to discover New Zealand, or the “Land of the Long White Cloud” as it is known by the indigenous Maori. 795 more words


Day 11 - Abel Tasman National Park

{A little delayed posting – it’s been a busy few days of travelling and limited wifi, but here’s is what we have been up to the last few days} 521 more words

The day we got caught in a (small) cyclone

Following our hike in Wanaka we jumped in the car and headed North towards Franz Josef. This one was another stunning drive that this time took us between Mount Aspiring National Park and along the coastline and past Mount Cook. 1,839 more words

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In 2006, travelling in a sponsored motor home, I travelled around New Zealand. Leaving aside the Auckland area and Northland, which I have detailed elsewhere, these are some photos from my journey. 303 more words

Finishing Out the South Island (Christchurch again, Kaikoura, Abel Tasman and Picton)

After leaving Mount Cook we set path for Abel Tasman in hopes of getting there to complete our skydive. Leaving the mountain ranges it became very obvious that the weather was sitting between peaks and not really making its way to the flatlands. 784 more words

seventy eight days gone pt. IV

Kia Ora everyone! The work has picked up a bit so apologies for the delay in the final installment of the vacation saga. I know the semester is finishing up for folks back home, but I still have over a month of fun down under! 2,592 more words


Best Trail Runs in NZ

Best Trail Runs in NZ

Runner and event organiser Michael Jacques explains why these runs are top of his list

Goat Pass, Arthur’s Pass National Park… 769 more words

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