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A Good Way to Celebrate a Birthday

Over the last two weeks, Jeff and I have celebrated our birthdays.  Elijah has enjoyed every minute of our birthdays.  On each of our birthdays Elijah would constantly say “Happy Birthday Mommy” or “Happy Birthday Daddy” and sing “Happy birthday” to us.  333 more words

Arthur's Pass, New Zealand

Arthur’s Pass

Small little town..REALLY SMALL..

5 minutes. That’s the time needed for me to cover the entire town..

When i first came across the name ‘Arthur’s Pass’, the first thing that came to my mind was King Arthur. 120 more words


NZ South Island Self-Drive 12D Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand.

Christchurch to Arthur’s Pass (Distance/Time: 153km/2hrs 20mins)

1. Visit Christchurch Cathedral (Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand).  539 more words


The Dangerous Track to Avalanche Peak

I landed in Christchurch, picked up the new Jucy car and began my trip to Arthurs Pass, about one and a half hours west. The first part was a pretty standard New Zealand drive, farms, cows, sheep, fields, more cows, more sheep…. 789 more words


My #1 New Zealand Hut: Barker

This is the story of the best hut trip in New Zealand. The best because of the adventure, the beauty, the little shack itself, and most importantly, the expedition crew. 960 more words

Adventures of the American Kiwis. Part 3

So this is what a road trip looks like:

From the north of the South Island we went down the West Coast, across Arthur’s Pass, down the Otago Peninsula, down to The Caitlins, over to the Fiordlands, up Milford Road, paused in Queenstown, up through Lakes Wanaka and Hawei, up past the glaciers and finally through Arthur’s Pass one more time to Christchurch. 563 more words


Day 2 - Arthur's Pass and Castle Hill Rocks

Arthur’s Pass is what the Southern Alps is all about. Not many people visiting South Island have Arthur’s Pass on their agenda. Those that do often go for the… 1,344 more words

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