Travel Blogs from Fairlie, New Zealand

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Full House, Fox Peak, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Full House

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... photo shoot at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Then it was on to the lakeside camping ground where we blagged the use of a shiny new barbecue for ten bucks. We had to. James had a crate of rib-eyes marinating in tequila, herbs and red wine that just ...

Skydives and Goodbyes, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Skydives and Goodbyes

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... . She had also mentioned that she had lots of things to do before she left which needed private/quiet time before finally leaving New Zealand and starting her adventure in Oz. For her, to spend a few days updating her journal in a peaceful place that ...

Mackenzie Country Brings The Hills, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mackenzie Country Brings The Hills

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... in the valley.  It was an easy last leg and after stocking up nicely for dinner we checked into the ridiculously nice Fairlie Top 10 Campsite. The kitchen would not look out of place in one of that idiot Ramseys pathetic TV shows.  The lovely ...

A few miles done., Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

A few miles done.

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Blurb & Video to follow, when we return to Blighty and proper ...

Rolig dag., Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Rolig dag.

A travel blog entry by lasse-kaya

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... , men vi kom bare litt over halveis før vi fant oss en plass å parkere for natten. Vi har parkert på en campingplass i Fairlie og her skal vi kun være til imorgen tidlig, for da kjører vi nemlig videre mot Christchurch. Det er desverre ikke noe ...

Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park

A travel blog entry by uclajules

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... and we are the only ones here tonight. They also are going to be away until late tomorrow night so they didn't want to take anyone new tomorrow but we are more than welcome to stay on for another night if we like. Which I think we will. Mom is mapping ...

Fairlie, Akaroa & Christchurch, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Fairlie, Akaroa & Christchurch

A travel blog entry by woodgeandfidge

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... from Christchurch. Had a great 10 days with the motorhome, really a good way to travel and see the island. Moved everyday to a new town and you really can't beat the scenery here. A few nights back in Christchurch which were a pretty relaxed few days ...

Geraldine to Fairlie, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Geraldine to Fairlie

A travel blog entry by maysy

... just over an hour. We had a good break for a snack and were feeling quite pleased with ourselves. "We should be in Fairlie by lunchtime". Fatal mistake! We turned northwest and hit the most unbelievable headwind. We had about 40km to cycle and were ...

Lake Tekapo, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Tekapo

A travel blog entry by tomandlizzie

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11/09/08 - L Lake Tekapo is very similar to Lake Pukaki but is a lot bigger, we had a slow morning sitting by the lake and looked at the local church 'the church of the good Sheppard' and   a statue of a sheep dog.We then drove to the coast to ...

Mt Cook - totally beautiful!, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook - totally beautiful!

A travel blog entry by adelecarroll

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After travelling three hours out of Queenstown we picked up our connection from Twizel to Mount Cook - NZs tallest mountain and the highest in Australasia. As we wound around the narrow roads glacier valleys, streams, Mt Tasman, Mt Cook and Mt Sefton ...

Lake Tekapo, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Tekapo

A travel blog entry by raj_and_komilla

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Driving inland towards the mountains and our first stop was Fairlie. This is a quaint small town where everyone seems to know everyone! From here we went to Lake Tekapo which is a stunning bright blue colour. We walked to the top of a hill which had an ...

Mt. Cook to Rangitata, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mt. Cook to Rangitata

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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From Queenstown we got back on the stray bus and made our way to Mount Cook via Lake Teckapo. Lake Teckapo is awesome. It is a massive lake which has minerals in it so it looks almost green in colour. The other thing it has going for it is that it has an ...

Lake Tekapo, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Tekapo

A travel blog entry by montsum

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... last chance to see Mount Cook in the distance and it would make our drive easier. There was a holiday park in a place called Fairlie, so we booked and drove there. The place was very understated and nothing much seemed to be happening in the town (I ...

Mattress, Shop Closure, Cheap Tent, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mattress, Shop Closure, Cheap Tent

A travel blog entry by edsutch

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... the condensation down onto ha from our single skinned tent. Add in some freezing temperatures and clothes for a pillow and that was night 1 camping in New Zealand. The glamorous live of traveling exposed, making me miss Asia more and more all the ...

Our first day with Ripper's, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Our first day with Ripper's

A travel blog entry by jemmafox

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... ). So, on we went. We were heading torward Lake Tekapo (which I named 'Take-a-poo') and found a nice little town called Fairlie. We payed for our pitch, parked up and cracked opened the beers. It began getting really cold once the sun had disappeared and ...

Die ersten atemberaubenden Landschaften, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Die ersten atemberaubenden Landschaften

A travel blog entry by jacobius

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... wunderschöner Landschaften mit sanft geschwungenen, gleichmäßig begrünten Hügeln erreichten wir Fairlie, unser Tagesziel. Wir mieteten einen Stellplatz auf einem Campingplatz und konnten bei schönstem Wetter draußen ...

Lake Opua - a deceptive view at night, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Opua - a deceptive view at night

A travel blog entry by pinklady27

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John pulled over and got out the driving seat, Rhianwyn then took over. . . How would this pan out? Having never driven anything larger than a friends 4X4 albeit it in the snow on the German autobahn, it was understandable that she was a bit nervous. ...

Tekapo, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Tekapo

A travel blog entry by nicjess

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Après quelques heures d'autobus, nous arrivons à Timaru pour récupérer notre bolide de location. Yé, on conduit à gauche! C'est pas si mal, on s'habitue rapidement, si ce n'est des contrôles qui sont tous inversés! On se met en route pour le lac ...

Lake Tekapo, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Tekapo

A travel blog entry by sywert

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Sunny morning for good shots! Snow in the afternoon, so left direction Christchurch. Staying the night in ...

Biking Madness - Part I, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Biking Madness - Part I

A travel blog entry by nnscarts

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... tomorrow brings...... Biking Madness - Part 1 - the Last/Second Part Route taken - Christchurch - Hotorara - Methven - Geraldine - Hilton - Kokorua - Fairlie Mileage (should that Kilometerage) - Day #1 - 74.91km, Day #2 - NIL, Day #3 - 79.77km, Day #4 ...

Vollendetes Werk, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Vollendetes Werk

A travel blog entry by mir2

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Es gibt sie. Die Bilder, die Mann (selbstverständlich auch Frau) von Orten auf diesem Planeten hat: Paris = Eifelturm, Sydney = Opera am Hafen, Neuseeland = Gletschersee und Felsen vor einem monumentalen Berg. Dieses Gemälde in Echt suchten wir bislang ...

Fairlie to Queenstown, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Fairlie to Queenstown

A travel blog entry by elephanto12345

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... Christchurch and have fun in the supermarket – cucumber telegraphs! and we used a trundle not a trolley! Arrive lovely peaceful Fairlie. Manage to just check out the golf course! Left Fairlie about 8:15 temperature 11 degrees and grey and misty. ...

16th-18th April - Day 61-63, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

16th-18th April - Day 61-63

A travel blog entry by mikeandclaire

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... for Omarama, about 170km north. What can I say about Omarama? Surprisingly, a full paragraph has been dedicated to Omarama in the New Zealand Lonely Planet guide. On reflection, it's a shame that we visited in April. Had we have visited in December or ...

'Fairlie' nice..., Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

'Fairlie' nice...

A travel blog entry by michelle05

... time! We got to Christchurch not realizing that there was a huge rugby game in town that night! People from Britain, Ireland and New Zealand all came to town and took up ALL the accommodation!!! We had to call over 30 different hostels to find a place. ...

Aoraki-Mt Cook, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Aoraki-Mt Cook

A travel blog entry by dulcielofting

... was price high, quality poor, which only confirmed what he had already heard, that first quality goes for export, but the New Zealanders still have to pay top prices for second quality. There were lots of opportunities to view farms as we tracked across ...

Walking the Hooker Valley, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Walking the Hooker Valley

A travel blog entry by davidbaker

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One thing that should be noted about New Zealand in September, particularly when you are camping near the base of the country's tallest mountain, in and around the Southern Alps, is that it gets bloody freezing at night! After a bit of a palaver we had ...

Mt.Cook, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mt.Cook

A travel blog entry by mandrela

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Wir haben Seagull zurück! Hipp hipp Hurra. Ich erzählte allen, wie super pünktlich er ist- mega organisiert... Er holte uns mit einer Verspätung von ca. 30 Minuten ab. Ich wollte schon in den Bus springen, als ich Denny entdeckte. ...

Heading north, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Heading north

A travel blog entry by antandsash

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... , after packing up we drove to Wanaka for coffee and to get some supplies for dinner. We had a really good drive to Fairlie...amazing scenery...we stopped at Lake Pukaki in Twizel which was incredible...the colour of the glacial water was an amazing blue ...

Kurow to Mount Cook to Fairlie, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Kurow to Mount Cook to Fairlie

A travel blog entry by maryisabelle

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... several lakes, and power stations up to Omarama then on to Twizel and then Mount Cook. Mount Cook is the highest mountain in New Zealand and according to Jane, our tourist radio lady, it was the first mountain to be conquered by Sir Edmund Hillary. It ...

Travel day 55 - travel to Fairlie, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Travel day 55 - travel to Fairlie

A travel blog entry by pauldmclean

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... Mt Cook. We passed through the 45rh parallel at 10:45 am. There are only 3 countries which pass through the 45th parallel( New Zealand, Columbia and Argentina). It started to rain lightly. We started our ascent of Lindis Pass around 11:20 am. The summit ...

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