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What to do on a trip that's a bit snake bit?

So, after confirming that their kayak trip that was a go (calling at 7:30 am), the Adventurers headed up to Glenorchy, about 30 twisty miles west of Queensland. 138 more words

New Zealand 2016

Remarkable Thrills

One thing Queenstown does particularly well is the tourism thing. Sure, she could rest on her laurels and be happy with the popularity of the ski season, but these days there’s very little difference between hotel occupancy rates in the height of summer and winter. 619 more words


Glenorchy, Queenstown

When life gives you lemons… Go camp in some mountains.

Sometimes you learn the hard way, that life only gives you what you can handle. Doesn’t mean it doesn’t make you feel like shit, but hey. 247 more words


Queenstowns Hidden Gem

Just visible from the pebbled shores of Kinloch, at the northern end of Lake Wakitupu, lies a cluster of small islands. The oddly named Pig and Pigeon Islands are lost amongst the vast volume of water that makes up New Zealands longest lake, but these specs in an obis of blue comprise of more than 170 hectres of mostly untamed land. 1,222 more words



Manapouri ist the gateway town to Doubtful Sound and Milford Sound. We had to decide which one we would like to do and because we were told by many people that Doubtful Sound is the better option we chose that one. 1,104 more words

New Zealand

Boris the Brave

(south island New Zealand)

Here are some photos of Glenorchy, which is a little town in the mountain valley near Queenstown, near the lake (which has a dead giant in it, according to legend). 947 more words