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New Zealand or the place where I lost myself to travel

By the time we reached Christchurch, we were traveling for 4 months already and we felt very happy about staying longer in this country than we normally do. 1,884 more words


Abel Tasman National Park

Day 14 – short five minute drive to Cape Farewell followed by half hour hike up to viewpoint for long-sufferings photo opportunity of part of the spit – the northern most tip of the South – hazy today but just visible. 486 more words


Abel Tasman Coastal Track

We were in our first week in New Zealand that if a Kiwi tells you something will be ‘busy as’, you should not believe them and go anyway. 663 more words


Straying Again with Stray Travel

On the 16th February I said goodbye to my lovely Auckland hosts/buddies and flew down to Christchurch.  After spending the night in an airport hotel ( 1,763 more words

Abel Tasman

We had a long drive from Tekapo to Abel Tasman National Park so we stopped half way and had a day relaxing at Hanmer Springs Thermal Spa, it was lovely! 174 more words


Dear Terrible Dorm Mates... The Nelson Edition

Since we are spending a lot of time in hostels now, we are having some interesting encounters. This is the first post in a (possibly very long) series of notes to prior dorm mates we have had. 333 more words


An astrolabe (Greek: ἀστρολάβος astrolabos, “star-taker”)[1] is an elaborate inclinometer, historically used by astronomers and navigators, to measure the inclined position in the sky of a celestial body, day or night. 225 more words