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Wintertime in New Zealand

As today is the first day of Spring (here in the Southern Hemisphere) it felt like a good time to reflect on my Winter in New Zealand, especially considering I arrived on the first day of Winter so have officially been here for a quarter of a year. 593 more words

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A Kiwi Classic: your guide to travelling around New Zealand in a campervan

We slide open the camper door and step barefoot onto dewy grass. It’s early but the sun is already slicing through the tree canopy, mottling the ground beneath us in light and shadow. 1,814 more words

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The Naughty Little Digger

” Auckland Airport is out of jet fuel and planes are advised to find fuel elsewhere” presenter, Peter Williams of TVNZ One News, calmly reported last night. 502 more words

Start of a New (and Old) Adventure

A big part of why I left the US is because I couldn’t find a job and didn’t know what to do and felt overwhelmed by everything. 601 more words

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Lessons in Traveling: Loneliness and Being Alone

There is a weird juxtaposition (an SAT word I use way more than I ever thought I would) in traveling between being lonely and desperately wanting to be alone. 875 more words

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Let's start woofing 

On a rainy July day in Auckland, I bid farewell to Jessica, got on a bus and headed off to start woofing.

For those who don’t know, woofing (a verb that I made up) is the act of working as a member of WWOOF, willing workers on organic farms. 963 more words

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Between Cyclones

Wild, wet, winter ¬†weather, welcomed us back from leave, this past Thursday, July the twentieth. We had traveled back to the States, to meet Miss Abby Louise Longo, our beautiful new… 2,011 more words