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Blue Pools

Just pass Makarora you can find the beautiful Blue Pools. Park you car (or camper!) and head into the Westland forest and about 15 minutes later you will come across two swing bridges and the stunning Blue Pools.

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Day 4 - Blue Pools, Fantail Falls and Haast Pass

After checking-in to Avalanche (our lovely accommodation at Wanaka), we decided to make use of the good weather and the longer summer daylight, and drove to the Blue Pools. 988 more words

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Rubbertramping New Zealand

I’m back!

Unfortunately I let my commitment to this blog slide for the last few months but a very amazing friend of mine re-ignited my passions for travel and writing and helped me realise that I should get back to it! 1,701 more words

The wild West Coast

We’d seen spectacular scenery, volcanic activity and beautiful beaches on our travels in New Zealand, but we were now entering the ‘Wild West’ – where the stormy Tasman Sea batters the rugged coast, giant glaciers calve through sheer rock and crumbling cliff tops create treacherous roads. 1,008 more words


Day 9 | Mount Aspiring National Park + Wanaka

HIKING. What everyone tells you to do in New Zealand and one of the biggest parts of our trip! I’m so excited to be able to share this post with everyone, finally, after putting it off for half a week (hey, I needed the rest). 559 more words


Two Glaciers, Many Streams & Towering White-Tipped Peaks...

…must mean we’re on the wild southwestern coast of NZ! In this entry you’ll see photos from both Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers, as well as shots from the temperate rain forest to which these glaciers descend at their lowest, warmest level where they’re melting all too rapidly these days, what with holes in the ozone layer and global warming more generally. 214 more words

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