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Day 11 - Birthday

A birthday paddle-boarding session. With age comes wisdom – Cris fell in but the birthday girl did not.

Cycling around Lake Wanaka (solar-powered electric bikes!). 46 more words


20 January 2017 -Franz Josef to Wanaka

255km approx

Temp range 12.5 – 21 degrees

We’d taken a chance that the weather would be ok today and booked a 30 minute helicopter flight over Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers with a landing.   403 more words

New Zealand 2017

NZ road trip - part II: Franz Josef to Wanaka

Once in our shiny new ride, we zoomed on down to Franz Josef, feeling considerably safer and more comfortable than we had previously. We arrived in the cute mountain town of Franz Josef and checked into our hostel, only to find we’d been updated from a 6- to 3-bed dorm – it was our day! 587 more words

Days 9 and 10 - Wanaka

We spent yesterday and today in Wanaka. We took some walks around Lake Wanaka, to the top of Mt Iron and to the Diamond Lakes, but mostly we stayed inside. 13 more words


Mt. Aspiring National Park / Wanaka

After all the rain and bad weather we headed east, towards Wanaka and the Mount Aspiring National Park… after some hours of driving we arrived. In Middle Earth. 453 more words


Kiwi Kronicles - Part 2

Over the past week, the Eastwood family have been in their old home town of Island Bay, visiting friends and touring the city. It was a lovely week, full of kind people and fun times.

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Big Ruby here I come: Weekly Vlog 15 Jan 17

 I decided to go for weekly vlogging, which should help keep me on track as I got a little off kilter at the end of last year keeping you guys all up to date. 266 more words