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Wanaka, New Zealand: boozy bingo and puzzling world

The following day with brekkie in my tummy and my rucksack on the bus, we headed off about 9 towards Wanaka. We hopped off at Mirror Lake taking a 40ish minute walk to find the lake. 1,068 more words


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Very simply, the trip of my life thus far. New Zealand’s beauty cannot be described in words. If you want to see beaches, lakes, mountains, glaciers all in one country – NZ is the place to visit. 154 more words


Climbing in Queenstown, Wining in Wanaka

Queenstown is the base for adrenaline activities in New Zealand. We didn’t go all-out with bungee jumping or sky diving, but I did spend the afternoon rock climbing. 261 more words

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Over the Haast Pass

I did not sleep well. I had looked at the overnight temperature and knew it was going to be cold however when I was about to go to sleep (with the song of the kea) I was warm. 749 more words

Settling Down at Lake Hawea, New Zealand

So I got through immigration and made it to Wanaka. From what I’ve been told, Wanaka is the little brother to Queenstown and Hawea is the little brother to Wanaka. 428 more words

Trip planning update

Well, it’s now November 20th…the trip is coming together.  I *almost* have the itinerary completed.  Just when I think it is final I think of something else.   361 more words


South Island with the kids

Our next big adventure was a family trip to South Island for 2 weeks, you cannot leave NZ without seeing this beautiful part of the world. 1,505 more words

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