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Ferry crossing, hand gliding and Abel Tasman, New Zealand

The next day was a super early get up call at about 6am. Trying not to wake up some of my roomies, I collected all my belongings then met the stray clang downstairs, where we were losing half the group as they were staying in Wellington longer. 846 more words


Abel Tasman - whoa earthquake!

I think the best thing to find in New Zealand is the ability to rent a car for $1 a day, that is if you only have it for a max of 3 days and are dropping it elsewhere. 436 more words

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The Quiet Traveller: Day 13 - Abel Tasman

The sea kayak were doubles, so I paired up with Veronika and got in the front of the mighty vessel. We were given a kayaking crash course from the safety of dry land, and then we loaded the kayaks aboard the tractor trailer and headed down to the shore. 1,180 more words


Off to the South Island. Fist stop Abel Tasman

We had an early start today as we were off to the ferry for our journey to the South Island. Bags checked, tickets collected and long wait completed we found some seats in the cafe area and I had a full English before having a little nap for the first hour or so of the journey. 592 more words


The Quiet Traveller: Day 12 - Abel Tasman

We set off from Picton on a new bus (the old one had headed northbound) with a new driver called Cookie, who turned out to be the coolest bus driver around. 778 more words


South Island: Part One

Welcome to part one of my South Island diary! Don’t worry, there are only two parts, so you’re not in this for the long haul. 684 more words

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Photo Diary: Abel Tasman National Park

Once I found myself on my own with a week to kill before starting a job in Wellington, I decided to head back to Nelson. I had only passed through before, but it seemed like a good place to get my footing and do some relaxing. 338 more words