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Sand, Scenery and Spiritual Springs: Seven months of sunshine in Nelson.

Bobby and I arrived to Nelson in October 2015, after a road trip all over the South Island in our van. We had actually intended to move on and look for work in Wellington, but something about Nelson made us stay, (possibly initially the fact that we were running out of money) and we didn’t leave until April 2016. 1,592 more words


A Bunch of Peaches or a Bushel of Kiwis?

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Iain and I were so lucky and grateful that both of our sets of parents were able to visit us in New Zealand during our time here.  1,578 more words

Kick in the Pants

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac…

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New Zealand - South Island Pt. 1

After a 3.5 hour ferry from Wellington, we finally arrived in the scenic South Island. At this point in the Kiwi Experience we had formed a hilarious, hodge-podge family that consisted of: 1,037 more words


Abel Tasman

A couple of days spent in the beautiful Abel Tasman National Park. 643 more words


New Zealand: Seals, Sunrises, and Syracuse

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but no amount of pictures can accurately depict my experiences with the beauty of New Zealand. From waking up for sunrise on the northernmost point of the island to cruising through Milford Sound and everywhere in between, this was a trip that I will never forget. 983 more words

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Day 4: Abel Tasman National Park, New Zealand

The drive from Kaikoura to Nelson through the Marlborough region is absolutely stunning with countless vineyards decorating the landscape. This region of New Zealand is the warmest, often being a whole 10 degrees warmer. 544 more words