Travel Blogs from Paradise, New Zealand

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Without a Paddle, Paradise, Mt Aspiring National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Without a Paddle

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... we clambered aboard the jet boat for an exhilarating blast up the Dart River alongside Mount Earnslaw, before turning back again, downstream, past Paradise and right back to Glenorchy. It must have been well over an hour on the boat, which made for an ...

Paradise Trip - beauty with a debilitating price, Paradise (literally the name) in Mt. Aspiring National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Paradise Trip - beauty with a debilitating price

A travel blog entry by daniellej

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... to hop at each other and knock the other down). Driving home, even with a thudding and rather unsexy ankle i was smiling - it was paradise albeit with a bit of pain (paradise with a bit of reality is alright i guess!). So i limped around for a week, ...

Paradise City, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Paradise City

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... Lake and were rewarded with mirror-like reflections of the scenery around. Then we set off to one of the 'great walks' of New Zealand. I really love how all the 'tourist attractions' have to do with the natural landscape. We went to walk the first ...

Lord of the Rings mecca, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Lord of the Rings mecca

A travel blog entry by oulous

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... up and down at the side of the gorgeous blue water.  At the end of the road, is a gravel road to the small town of Paradise.  So, their motto is truly, "this way to Paradise".  And, that's what it was like. We decided on a hike in the ...

Rotorua, Rotorua - Paradise Valley Springs, New Zealand travel blog

Rotorua

A travel blog entry by belinda.cobby

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... isn't working very well. This morning we dropped the guys off at Redwoods Mountain Bike Park and went not far out of Rotorua to Paradise Valley Springs, a small but nice zoo. We got to see heaps of animals like Kea’s, goats, pigs, ducks, trout and ...

Routeburne Track, Paradise - Routeburne Track, New Zealand travel blog

Routeburne Track

A travel blog entry by drmnsd

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Last night, I was having thoughts that maybe it might be time to be moving on. I hadn't really intended on staying so long, and to be honest really didn't like Queenstown all that much but then I thought about the reason I stayed and headed over to the ...

Horseback riding (Paradise), Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Horseback riding (Paradise)

A travel blog entry by drmnsd

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... of the battle scenes with the warg riders. From the dart stables check in we drove a further thirty minutes north to a place called paradise where we would mount our horses for a ride through the several of the scenes for Lord of the Rings. I hadn't ...

Glenorchy, Kinloch bis nach Paradise, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Glenorchy, Kinloch bis nach Paradise

A travel blog entry by diene

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... Schafweiden, durchzogen von reissenden tuerkiesgrauen Gletscherfluessen. Natuerlich muessen wir die Schotterpiste bis zum kleinen Ort Paradise bewaeltigen. Hier will ja schliesslich jeder einmal gewesen sein! Auch hier wurden natuerlich einige Szenen aus ...

Paradise, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Paradise

A travel blog entry by iramsterdam

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This week I have been to Paradise and back...twice...! No, seriously I HAVE been to Paradise and back. It's a place here in NZ, just north of Glenorchy, which is 50kms to the west of Queenstown (no maps on here folks, google earth or have a peak at a ...

Rees - Dart circuit, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Rees - Dart circuit

A travel blog entry by gouda

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... but du trek est déjà là. On termine notre tartine dans le 4x4 en proftant dela vue sur la magnifique région de Paradise. C'est là qu'a été tourné une partie du Seigneur des Anneaux. Apparemment, Peter Jackson, le réalisateur néozélandais et son ...

Queenstown - Lord of the Rings Tour (A-B), Queenstown - Arrowtown, Paradise, and Glenorchy, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown - Lord of the Rings Tour (A-B)

A travel blog entry by drmnsd

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... the Hobbit which is scheduled to begin filming in 2008. Through conversation, I find out Queenstown is the only city in New Zealand where the department of immigration will let you live and work because the demand for tourism jobs is so strong here. Our ...

25 שפות שו, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

25 שפות שו

A travel blog entry by ayalian

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בבוקר מזג האוויר היה מצויין שמיים כחולים ...

Routeburn Track Day 1, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Routeburn Track Day 1

A travel blog entry by mgryniuk

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Old man Buckley of Buckley's Transport picked me up in downtown Queenstown to shuttle me off to the start of the Routeburn track which starts about 1.5 hours north of town.  We picked up Kate from interestingly enough from Boston (originally from ...

שלפוחיו&, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

שלפוחיו&

A travel blog entry by ayalian

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קמנו בבוקר ליום לבן לחלוטין לאורך כל הלילה ...

Tramping Club Expeditions, Fiordland and Paradise (near Glenorchy), New Zealand travel blog

Tramping Club Expeditions

A travel blog entry by butler_liz

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Tramping in New Zealand usually involves getting soaking wet, getting lost, and climbing UP for what seems like forever. I can't get ...

Jet Boat from Paradise, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Jet Boat from Paradise

A travel blog entry by patbernard

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... his father to tell his bride to be that the house was ready - his father sent word that he had found his own paradise and the son now had a new stepmother - the guy never got over it and never lived in the house - he lived in a nearby cottage - but the ...

went to Paradise, The Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

went to Paradise

A travel blog entry by fleigi.on.tour

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... 'r ein Spass. 2 Wochen in Queenstown und schon in der lokalen Tagespresse zu sehen. Am Freitag hiess es dann auch ab nach Paradise. Paradise ist mitten im Nirgendwo und sehr bekannt, weil dort auch Schauplätze von Herr der Ringe sind. Da der Ausflug von ...

A l'ombre d'Isengard, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

A l'ombre d'Isengard

A travel blog entry by heureux_qui_com

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Allez, je vous ai deja fait le coup mais on ne lasse pas. La region de Glenorchy est celebre pour 2 raisons: Isengard C'est de la que Saroumane la Main Blanche repand son fiel sur les Terres du Milieu. Malin le vieux bougre, il n'a pas choisi ...

Tramping: Kiwi Style, Paradise, New Zealand travel blog

Tramping: Kiwi Style

A travel blog entry by ritter53

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... a different trip every weekend until Easter. This first weekend though I decided to check out the Tramping club with a trip to Paradise New Zealand. We leave campus Friday night rolling about 80 deap in a huge bus and three vans and don’t make it ...

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