Travel Blogs from New Zealand

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Abel Tasman National Park, Abel Tasman, New Zealand travel blog

Abel Tasman National Park

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... are!!) and leave my job (dirty boys - you know who you are!!) but we were also looking forward to moving on and seeing new places and summer was finally on its way! So on Friday 3rd December we left Wellington and caught the ferry down to Picton in ...

Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, New Zealand travel blog

Franz Josef Glacier

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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... us passed some massive deep cracks and huge ice pinacles. We also saw some Kea- really inquisitive alpine parrots found only in New Zealnd. After about 2 hours on the ice we started making our way down which was even harder than going up. The ...

Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Wanaka

A travel blog entry by carolandthomas

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From the glacier we then drove on down to Wanaka to spend a few days there. We stayed in Bullock Creek Lodge which was actually more like a cheap motel than a backpackers but we did have our own bathroom which was nice and we got very excited to see ...

Cold as Ice and Willing to Sacrifice Your Love, Fox Glacier, New Zealand travel blog

Cold as Ice and Willing to Sacrifice Your Love

A travel blog entry by jwatson

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As there were only two backpackers in Fox Glacier Township, only one of which was BBH (meaning I get a discount), my choices were limited, so I moved into Ivory Tower Backpackers. The following day I set out to explore the glacier. I had decided to just ...

Lord of the Rings Tour, Hobbiton, New Zealand travel blog

Lord of the Rings Tour

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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************************ Tuesday 14th October A few of the locals had warned us off this tour as a bit of a rip off. 50 NZ dollars and "there's not much left up there". This is true as the flim company had wanted the set to be demolished and had got ...

The New Zealand adventure begins!, Rotorua, New Zealand travel blog

The New Zealand adventure begins!

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Hi all...Bugger, its cold!!!!........ Arrived in New Zealand slap bang in the middle of winter! A bit of a shock to the system from being in Fiji! Not to complain though as we couldn't wait to get here and get stuck into all there is to offer! To be fair ...

Becoming tribal legends!, Rotorua, New Zealand travel blog

Becoming tribal legends!

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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Welcome ladies and gentlemen to another episode of Jack and Andrew on tour. So, aftre leaving the land of opportunity, otherwise known as, Mercury Bay, we headed straight for Rotorua, where that evening a large group of us would be getting a taste of ...

Waitomo - Wait a mo, theres nothing here!, Waitomo, New Zealand travel blog

Waitomo - Wait a mo, theres nothing here!

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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G'day everyone. Well after the Mauri evening the night before and before we left Rotorua, we made a quick stop off to have a tour around more Mauri Culture, consisting of wooden sculpture making, and more about their lives in general. We did actually get ...

New Zealand - Land of Superlatives, Christchurch, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand - Land of Superlatives

A travel blog entry by martinandkate

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... humid throughout Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, getting more comfortable in Australia and being a perfect English Spring/Summer in New Zealand for November. We today bought some thermals in 25 degrees celcius in a sale in Christchurch just before ...

A six day saunter in some sounds, Queen Charlotte Track, New Zealand travel blog

A six day saunter in some sounds

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... our 'cheap seats' at the top were so luxurious inside we couldn't believe it, complete with mink blankets! It wasn't until New Years Eve we first realised the extent of the Tsunami disaster as we spent a sombre morning reading the papers. (before ...

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