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Peninsular Living

Our last day in Auckland was set to be a jam packed one. With a break in the weather we had an opportunity to see another suburb of Auckland – the seaside village of Devonport.   813 more words


Auckland and the Coromandel peninsula

Like Australia, New Zealand is pretty strict about food that you can take in and out, as we had some food with us we went throught the red channel, where a very polite customs girl gave us the all clear after she had checked our shoes for any unwanted foregin soil (seriously). 1,037 more words

Auckland, NZ

After 5 months in South America I finally boarded a flight to New Zealand – finally back to an English speaking country! I was also meeting my cousin Grace, who had been working there until I got there. 778 more words


Exploring Tasmania, Australia - Tasmazia

The series, Exploring Tasmania, Australia, appeared on the KiasuParents forum first. It has been reblogged on Oblique / Travel with permission from the writer… 511 more words


Tasmanian Weekend Coffee Share.

Welcome to another Weekend Coffee Share.

This morning, we’ve having coffee at the Hobart Airport Holiday Park in Tasmania. We’re leaving at 10.00 AM and unfortunately we’ve run out of the provided sachets of tea and we’re down to International Roast, which we Australians generally deride. 176 more words


More Than Bearable

Two of our daughters are semi-professional artists. Today I’m going to tell you about one of them – the one who won the art comp as a nipper (last week’s blog) Her name is Haddie. 640 more words

Catching the Spirit of Tasmania: Melbourne to Devonport via Bass Strait.

While you can fly to Tasmania, we decided to catch the ferry…the Spirit of Tasmania. This meant we had our own car, without the hassles of a hire car. 841 more words