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There are an abundance of stunning great walks and shorter walks around the Queenstown area. I absolutely love them. However, sometimes it is just great to get off the beaten track and enjoy a day walk where hardly anyone else is, and a little bit of ‘bush bashing’ to feel really like an explorer! 514 more words

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Moving into Queenstown and an epic trapping adventure

So we’ve finally settled into our new place in Queenstown! After spending a few nights planting trees and camping in the car we finally have a place to call our own. 700 more words



Glenorchy is pretty!

Oh and it’s a small town about an hour down the lake from Queenstown.

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Day 6 - The drive to Glenorchy

After reaching Queenstown, we checked-in to our hotel (you can read a review about our motel here), dropped all our stuff, and headed straight back out to Glenorchy. 1,156 more words

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Across the Ditch in 2012: One Friendly Local and More Than One Fun-gi!

Thursday: We got away a little earlier this morning. Not much, but enough to beat the “crowds”.

We’d decided on the Lake Sylvan circuit (via Tramway) – purported to take about 1.5 hours. 477 more words


New Zealand 2: WWOOFING & Walking

(Sorry for the blogging lapse, folks! It’s been a hustling bustling summer, but we’re on a mission to bring you up to speed on the last few months of our trip, and where we are and what we’re doing now! 1,128 more words


Across the Ditch in 2012: Elusive Fish and One Angry Bird

Tuesday was another fairly relaxed day of mainly driving to Queenstown then on to Kinloch.

Queenstown is a pretty town in a superb location but busy, busy, busy! 427 more words