Travel Blogs from Hamilton, New Zealand

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Taupo - Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Taupo - Hamilton

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

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... Did the walk we'd missed at Huka Falls, first time round. Windy, but at least bright again. Then, northwards towards Hamilton. Stopped at the Orako Korakeiri geothermal site, otherwise known as "Hidden Valley". A short ferry across the river/reservoir ...

A visit to Hans friend and a real NZ family!, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

A visit to Hans friend and a real NZ family!

A travel blog entry by goldynhan

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Trip to Raglan, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Trip to Raglan

A travel blog entry by themiddleroute

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We were going to stay silent today but I need to tell you that the flying Dolphin picture is still not available. We had our quiet day sat by the sea and I attach a few photos. To all the teachers who read this site, correct dress here whilst at school ...

Hamilton Shopping, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton Shopping

A travel blog entry by carolineanne22

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... indoors and an outdoor car park surrounded by shops. How had no one mentioned this place to me before? I thought I was getting to know Hamilton pretty well? We had a bite to eat at Nando's and then he showed me his new accommodation he had been moved to.. ...

Oma's 76th Birthday!, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Oma's 76th Birthday!

A travel blog entry by carolineanne22

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... and I to a local museum in the city centre; the Waikato Museum. Here we saw lots of Maori carvings and learnt some more about New Zealand history in the North Island. The museum also had some art displays on which were very impressive. After working up an ...

Random Acts of Kindness, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Random Acts of Kindness

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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... moved the beer in his and kissed mine, telling me I had made his evening. I wanted to buy him another beer but apparently the Hamilton buses are BYOB and I left mine at home! More proof that the cliche is true and there really is no point in judging a ...

New Year, New Country, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

New Year, New Country

A travel blog entry by miss_clay

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... once again. So, it's 2006 and I'm no longer in Australia. Made the leep over to Kiwi Land last night .... rang in the new year on Freedom air somewhere over the ocean (most likely). Haven't really had a chance to check out this little town yet ... ...

Sleep is Overrated!, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Sleep is Overrated!

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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... to enjoy it. Until my boss went insane, that is. My other jobs are going well. I got back from my trip to find that the new supervisor at Aratika was already vying for my time - it's nice to know you're wanted. I enjoy the clients at that job and the ...

Oooooh the flowers, the lovely flowers, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Oooooh the flowers, the lovely flowers

A travel blog entry by miss_clay

Okay ... so I'm writing a quick blurb about going to the Hamilton Gardens .... wonderful! Beautious!! Stupendous!! The gardens are not just gardens, they're super gardens!! the whole area is like a nature walking reserve with lakes and rivers and ...

Where do I begin?, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Where do I begin?

A travel blog entry by lisamae

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... I am so excited and privileged to embark on a journey where I will learn so much about life. During this trip I will create memories that words cant describe, friends on other continents and maybe even learn a new language.       ...

The gardens of the world, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

The gardens of the world

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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... the night there but not much to keep us amused (unless you're into horse racing Joe) so we continued to Hamilton the next day.  There we visited the Hamilton Gardens which were really beautiful.  There is a huge landscape garden section ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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... had zondag voor ons gekookt en de familie uitgenodigd. Dat was erg gezellig en lekker. Van Dean uit zijn we maandag naar de Hamilton Gardens gegaan. Na de Gardens zijn we naar Brian en Nita gegaan. Met hen hebben we de Bridal Veil Falls bezocht en zijn ...

Arrival, without Swine flu, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Arrival, without Swine flu

A travel blog entry by apoc100

I have finally arrived in New Zealand after 26 hours, 1 stop over, and 2 flights and not soon enough. The first flight from London on the A380 was very cold and no matter how hard I tried to warm up I was battling with hypothermia. I looked like some kind ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by dam

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Wieder Richtung Auckland, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Wieder Richtung Auckland

A travel blog entry by vivih-beck

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... Wonderland gefahren. Eine Park indem sich unendlich viele Crater und Geysire befinden. 27.3.2010 Heute sind wir weiter Richtung Hamilton gefahren. Wir schlafen in einem Hostel das etwas weiter entfernt ist. Im Prospekt stand zwar 15 minutes drive, aber ...

Emotional Conflict, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Emotional Conflict

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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I woke up this morning and helped save a life. Instead of feeling relieved and happy, I feel helpless, sad and - worst of all...and I am horrified to admit this... - disappointed. I thought I knew what the words 'conflicting emotions' meant but it ...

Highs and lows as we move ever closer to home, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Highs and lows as we move ever closer to home

A travel blog entry by chris_calcite

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Today has been a day of both climatic extremes and literal highs and lows. Firstly the climate: I am going to complain to the New Zealand Tourist Board because we have been here for 3 weeks and it hasn't hailed. Not once. We've had everything else, so ...

Paeroa&Hobbiton& Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Paeroa&Hobbiton& Hamilton

A travel blog entry by platte

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... nicht mal dazu ueberreden mit mir ins Museum in Hamilton zu gehen. Museum ist ihm lieber als ein langweiliger botanischer Garten :) Hamilton selbst ist unserer Meinung nach gross und hektisch. Aber wir sind eh nicht so die Stadtmenschen. 24/04/2008 ...

The Good Life, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

The Good Life

A travel blog entry by baileys

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I wite this sitting in John and Mels house in sunny Hamilton!!!! (In joke). John md Mel are kindy putting us up for a few days as we recharge our batteries. Last time i wrote we were in Wellington on the north island of NZ since then we have travelled up ...

Flying and Flowers, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Flying and Flowers

A travel blog entry by apoc100

The day started early as James had to get up at 6 to get to CTC while I stayed in his room watching the New Zealand version of BBC Breakfast. The stories are essentially the same as the British one with a few bits of NZ news thrown in for good measure but ...

Rough Itinerary, Ngahinapouri, New Zealand travel blog

Rough Itinerary

A travel blog entry by tandc2007

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11 Aug 2007 Auckland, NZ - Boston, MA 12 - 19 Aug In and around Boston and Cape Cod area 20 - 22 Aug In the Big Apple, NYC 23 - 28 Aug Harrisburg, PA 29/30 Aug Somewhere south of Harrisburg 31 Aug - 2 Sept Virginia Beach, VA 3 ...

The country is lovely, the kiwis are kind, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

The country is lovely, the kiwis are kind

A travel blog entry by caryn.solomon

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... I had dinner at a beachfront restaurant watching the light slip away just as fast as our beers did. I have now landed back in Hamilton for the night at a home stay, courtesy of Jacob. Tomorrow I am off to walk and hitch to Rotoura and then to ...

Zealong, de lekkerste Oolong..., Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Zealong, de lekkerste Oolong...

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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Dean heeft voor ons kaartjes geregeld voor een rondleiding op de enige thee plantage die Nieuw Zeeland rijk is. Een Taiwanees heeft daar in de jaren negentig ontdekt dat de Camelia's er enorm hard groeien. Toen hij aan zijn buurman vroeg wat die deed om ...

Maori Game, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Maori Game

A travel blog entry by gavinfields

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Well we arrived in Hamilton the day before the game and began to have a look around. I must say it is not the most glorious of venues but we still managed to have a good time. The match was poor but theres a long time to go yet. The All Black fans were ...

Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

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... were up the views were amazing. You could see how that area is on a fault line, lakes and mountains everywhere. We headed into Hamilton (supposedly a NZ city, but more like a big town) to meet up an old school friend of Jamie's and a friend of mine. ...

Hamilton Zoo, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton Zoo

A travel blog entry by carolineanne22

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Another hot day.. another day trip in the sun.. Oma & I were off to Hamilton Zoo!!!  We hopped on the bus after confirming with our very friendly bus driver of our destination, and enjoyed the average length journey. I saw many different styles ...

The Tongariro Xing and Waitomo Caves, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

The Tongariro Xing and Waitomo Caves

A travel blog entry by geoffbid

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... the bones of long dead animals. A great trip made with the company called Spellbound. Very good accommodation at the Hotel Ibis in Hamilton on the way to the Coromandel. Great selection of restaurants in the Victoria St area, we had a lovely Thai ...

Promised Pics Part I, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Promised Pics Part I

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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This is taking a ridiculously long time to upload these pictures. That will teach us to take pictures on the highest setting! Here are as many as I've had the patience to put up, I'll probably try to upload another bunch before I leave for Samoa because ...

Hamilton - The Jones, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

Hamilton - The Jones

A travel blog entry by ukjenjen

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Arrived in Hamilton around 4:30pm after a pretty good run up from Hawkes Bay and through Taupo! Had a lovely chat with Christine and Daniella and her friend Jennifer before Steve got home from work. Then we took Daniella and Jennifer to a BBQ and Steve, ...

The most dangerous road in the world, Hamilton, New Zealand travel blog

The most dangerous road in the world

A travel blog entry by themiddleroute

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... unlike the Aussies they don't ask where you are from etc. Well are we glad to be in safe but very noisy HamiltonHamilton is a big industrial centre and our motel backs onto the railway marshalling yards; hmmm peaceful night ahead then. You see Mrs ...

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