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New Zealand: The Definition of Beauty

I woke up at 2:45 am and quickly got my things together and slipped out of the hostel. I had a plane to catch! I arrived at Cairns at 4:00 am and the plan left by 5:30 am. 2,911 more words


New Zealand - Day 9

So I spent around half an hour driving around Rotorua trying to find milk this morning, mostly because having no wifi means you have to remember where things are which I’m awful at. 189 more words


Mini holidays with Ma n' Pa!

My parents had booked a super-doopa mega six week trip to New Zealand to visit me.. or so I thought until I received an email from my mum saying “So we fly into Auckland on the Saturday evening but then catch the train down to Wellington the next morning. 2,164 more words

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Bus Trip Part 5: Wellington to Auckland

On the second half of our trip in autumn 2015 we rode the KiwiExperience bus from Wellington to Auckland.

After a rocky sail through the Cook Straight we arrived in Wellington by 11am. 324 more words

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You've Got A Nice Deck

New Zealand, New Me

It’s been a while since I last managed to blog but it’s been a very busy few weeks. I arrived into Auckland on the 4 May after a three hour flight from Sydney – the first thing that I noticed was the temperature drop, New Zealand is pretty chilly. 1,594 more words

New Zealand - Day 8

We decided to get up and drive back to Taupo today, we were going to go kayaking but they didn’t have availability until tomorrow morning so we headed on to Rotorua which was about an hour from Taupo. 210 more words


Mini Cycle Tour Part 2: Rotorua - A MTB Heaven

I got up early and loaded my bike, and I told myself that since the day’s journey was considerably shorter than the one before, it shouldn’t be too difficult. 1,029 more words