Travel Blogs from Hamilton, New Zealand

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Two to die for China milk scandal, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Two to die for China milk scandal

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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Well, it was bound to happen. I even predicted it. Find some people responsible for the milk scandal, of milk powder tainted with a chemical used to make plastic (which also makes the milk worth more), take them to court and find them guilty. And then ...

Things not to put in milk, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Things not to put in milk

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... and other products? I don't think so. The reason it is added to milk products in China - and it seems, also in New Zealand and other places - is to boost the nitrogen content, giving it the appearance that it contains more protein (and therefore, ...

Dec 04, 2011, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Dec 04, 2011

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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When in Hamilton, do as the Hamiltonians do, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

When in Hamilton, do as the Hamiltonians do

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... night, we just rented a bunch of movies, including Once Were Warriors, a movie that will forever change your perception of New Zealand as a squeaky-clean nation where nothing bad ever happens. We also watched two hands, the Aussie equivalent of Snatch, ...

Riding Lumpy, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Riding Lumpy

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... 's place for a barbecue. Ben and his wife Juliette have a prosperous dairy farm in the same rural area around Hamilton. Between Bridget's local relatives, they've got the region's industries covered -- dairy, horses and agriculture. The kids take turns ...

Travelling with the Lions, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Travelling with the Lions

A travel blog entry by brendanlarkin

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... in hot springs last week. We are off to Taupo on monday but for now we will watch the NZ Maoris take on the Lions in Hamilton tonight. It should be a hard match but the Lions pack is huge so I wouldn't think we will be in trouble in the scrum which will ...

Boxing Day, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Boxing Day

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... succession of naps on Boxing Day. Pete drives Jules, Emma and me east through 10 kilometres of farm country to Hamilton to buy batteries for various new toys. The place seems a ghost town until we arrive at The Warehouse, the local Kiwi big box -- ...

High speed travel., Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

High speed travel.

A travel blog entry by bloomer

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Renato knows how to drive. Fast. Over the hills and into the mountains, a loaded jeeplet with four and gear. Nice bouncing over dips in the road, and barely holding upright around curves. I believe the proper word for this is careening.. I only ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... right idiots. People don't seem to be as friendly in the North Island compared with the South Island, (apart from Wellington). Hamilton is the birthplace of Rocky Horror Picture Show creator Richard O'Brien and there is a statue of Riff Raff, erected ...

Rain& more Rain, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Rain& more Rain

A travel blog entry by hpeier12

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... Raining .... working my way to Palmerston where I hope to find a Store open on this Sunday. It Rained pretty much all the way to Hamilton with some breaks approaching Hamilton. Hamilton has lots of Pubs and Restaurants and it hard to make up your ...

Rotte eieren, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Rotte eieren

A travel blog entry by familie-az-rtw

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Hallo allemaal, De dag was goed gevuld... met zwaveldampen. We bezochten immers de geothermische hoofdstad van het zuidelijk halfrond, Rotorua. In een ochtend, die ons regelmatig terug leek te brengen naar onze trip door Yellowstone van vorig jaar, ...

Moving On, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Moving On

A travel blog entry by lornastravels

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... the farm, was oh so tasty! - The chocolate mmmmmmmmmm! - The scenery, amazing - The friendliness of everyone - The animals - My new family - The farm - The country pubs - Monteith's larger - The stars (you haven't seen the stars until you have seen them ...

Waking up to go hiking!, Wentworth Valley,, New Zealand travel blog

Waking up to go hiking!

A travel blog entry by rachemurphy

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So woke up to sounda rain on tent.. dozed on for bit then later got up and went on the Wentworth Valley Falls walk..  Had to cross a mad stream / river a few times.. gud thing i was wearing jandals! (flipflops)  Bita trail was washed away ...

Promised Pics Part II, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Promised Pics Part II

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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Here are some more pics from the North Island trip. Thanks to everyone for the wonderful responses to my last entry, I am still reading the emails and will reply to all of them. :) xox ...

Living a Life, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Living a Life

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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The funniest thing about me these days is how I talk. I've noticed that I have picked up the slang here quite a bit, saying things like "sweet as/nice as/whateveryouwanttoputhere as", I say "aye/eh" all the time (yes, Canadians get stereotyped for it but ...

A week @ the Brinkmans, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

A week @ the Brinkmans

A travel blog entry by blownaway

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... en heerlijk herfstweer met een graadje of 20. Deze week hebben we onderandere de Waitomo caves, gevuld met gloeiwormen, Hamilton's ballonfestival en tuinen, Tauranga en zijn Mount en natuurlijk de woningen van onze gastheren/dames bezocht. We voelden ons ...

Short but Sweet: NZ's North Island, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Short but Sweet: NZ's North Island

A travel blog entry by benandlindsey

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... us in for this week!  Multiple nights in the comfort of a plush bed was relished and much appreciated!  The Hamilton Gardens house wonderful gardens that represent garden scenes from all over the world.  This is the Italy Garden display. ...

Long Distance Friendship for Dummies, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Long Distance Friendship for Dummies

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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... not at home to experience them and I'm missing out!! I miss all of you and I want to hear about your stupid coworkers or your new apartment or your sad stuff. I'm greedy and the biggest thing I worried about before I left was missing out on the lives of ...

Fair City to the Outback, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Fair City to the Outback

A travel blog entry by cccd

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... which it must be said was very nice...We cleaned ourselves up, Craigo attempted to have a power nap and we headed out for dinner. Hamilton is a fairly large city in comparison to the Raglan towns of the world so it was a good place to party on down ...

My 'Friend': Jesus, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

My 'Friend': Jesus

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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... seen seizures. He looked like he was seizing. I was one second away from pulling chairs out of this kid's way and calling 111 (New Zealand's 911) until I looked down at him and saw he was laughing. That's when I had to sit down. "...JESUS." (How ironic, ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by richsarasloper

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... how it would look. The only downside of the trip was the torrential rain during the two and half hour duration, but our trip to New Zealand had encouraged us to buy and watch the movies again. We were both soaking so we dried off in the car and drove ...

Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Waikato

A travel blog entry by fosull

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... and at last, a haka. Two of them as it turned out. Its hard to begrudge them the victory dance though. I don't think Hamilton had ever seen anything like the party after the game. Not that it was mental or anything but everyone seemed so happy whether ...

Happy Birthday Ashley!, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Happy Birthday Ashley!

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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... We went on like that all evening and they seemed to appreciate my twisted sense of humour. It's too bad they don't tip here in New Zealand because I probably would have made a fortune off of them the way they were chumming up to me by the end of the ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by ange_and_bas

Ange's old stompin ...

All cats are gray in the dark lol, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

All cats are gray in the dark lol

A travel blog entry by maorigurl007

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Yes, totally random, I know lol.  I will enlighten you soon.....  :) Only 58 more days to go and thought I'd do another update.  Travel insurance is now booked.  Visa's sorted.  Backpacks bought.  Checked out vaccinations ...

A Jaunt through the New Zealand Countryside, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

A Jaunt through the New Zealand Countryside

A travel blog entry by dabrander

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... depths of the earth. Can't wait to tell you all about it. Denise Aaron Says: Howdy from the colorful land of New Zealand. Today was a very long travel day. Instead of taking the direct route back to Hamilton from Rotorua, which is about 2 ...

Arriving in Hamilton & Raglan, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Arriving in Hamilton & Raglan

A travel blog entry by carolineanne22

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... blue sky and the clouds looked as if you could jump and bounce on them! They looked so fluffy!  After I arrived into Hamilton, although 10 minutes later than scheduled, I recognised Oma straight away and we headed back to her house where we had a ...

To Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

To Hamilton

A travel blog entry by lornastravels

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... 's a nice walk along the river and through the gardens. Plus i have a nice little spot in starbucks to chill out and Hamilton produces some  great All Blacks rugby players which is a bonus. The weather is somewhat unpredictable, one ...

Cycling with Aunty, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Cycling with Aunty

A travel blog entry by mattandjen

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... velodrome to see some serious cyclists (it looked like the Kiwi cycling team) do some training.  We then had a little tour of Hamilton to see the sites.  It has been a while since we have been in Hamilton and it has quite a few pretty spots ...

The Secret of the Glow Worms, Waitomo, New Zealand travel blog

The Secret of the Glow Worms

A travel blog entry by travelingval

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After the conference in the morning and picking up the car Mom and I set out to Waitomo to Black Water Rafting in the caves. It was great but they wouldn't let me bring my camera with - one of the guides had one but took generic pictures. It was great ...

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