Travel Blogs from Queenstown, New Zealand

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Cat's, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Cat's

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... and appears to be a genuine and sincere fella. Fingers crossed, it's looking like all is fine and dandy at the Habeke Villas. A brand new era and a brand new season. It's funny though how an atmosphere can change so dramatically. In just those few ...

Bum, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Bum

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... Sony, a nifty bit of kit if I may say so. Just a kilo in weight and the size of a sheet of A4, the new TX2 series Vaio's are, how do you say...'sheckshy'. It's perfect for travel, managing photos/videos, keeping a travelogue, flitting around forums and ...

Moving onto activity central!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Moving onto activity central!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... probably been an accessory for some cheap & nasty passion on a Saturday night!! No, it's probably best left in New Zealand. We finally made it to Queenstown at about 4pm. First thing to do was book some activities. We all booked in to have some luge ...

Squeaky Bum Day, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Squeaky Bum Day

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... , then my arse did!". We were all buzzing on the way back into town and went for a subway to relax. By the way, Queenstown is a really nice quaint town. We really have enjoyed our time here. We stopped at Base Backpackers and it was very clean and ...

Record Breaker, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Record Breaker

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... ones roaming the fields. Over 40 million sheep in New Zealand, 10 to every person in the country. New Zealand is known for it's extreme sports with Queenstown being the centre for it all with 101 ways to brown your trousers on offer but all at ...

A Great Day On The Farm, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

A Great Day On The Farm

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... asking why their car had not been returned).  Speeding back to Queenstown was probably not the best move we have made. The New Zealand policeman was very professional and we were soon on our way again.  We were carrying less weight now (quite a ...

In the Lights, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

In the Lights

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... Antarctica, or Stewart Island even. While all this was going on down at the lake, Chicken was high up on her balcony playing with her new camera trying to capture a memory of the sky. If by chance any turn out, I'll try and blag one to put in the ...

Gimps, Elvis and utter, utter fear, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Gimps, Elvis and utter, utter fear

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... just jumped off yelling expletives before the rush took my breath away. My brain didn't know that this is a normal activity in Queenstown and was convinced that it was going to die, sending emergency panic signals to all parts of my body. Then the ropes ...

I have time for a quick update at last ..., Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

I have time for a quick update at last ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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... as the falls at the start may have ruined my holiday if it had been broken. The view over the mist covering early morning Queenstown was breathtaking and i did a few well execute parallel stops to take in the view on many an occasion. The rest of the ...

Adventure Capital of The World, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Adventure Capital of The World

A travel blog entry by shaunduvall

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Thursday 17th February 2005 Reach Queenstown, the adventure capital of the world, and it is very alpine - scenic snow topped mountains, buildings that look as if they should be in a ski resort (it is a ski resort in the winter). Wade through the tons ...

Working and Planning, Planning and Working!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Working and Planning, Planning and Working!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... super cheap return flights to Fiji - a dream destination that we certainly never expected to be able afford, but Air New Zealand had a bargain offer online yesterday that we just couldn't miss. So, Fiji for a week and then we fly ...

More Photos, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

More Photos

A travel blog entry by mclubbe

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... shaped rocks are a geological oddity, just sitting on top of a granite outcrop Kangaroo Island has a large colony of New Zealand Fur Seals There's also a large colony of Australian Sealions Australian Sealion with pup You can get quite ...

Shiny's News, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Shiny's News

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... the sound of screams, giggles and a heavy football being hoofed around outside the van. By my third shift I was a walking corpse. The new house thing has made all the difference, mainly thanks to my housemates. Most of the time during the day, they're ...

The Berbs, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

The Berbs

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... have had a go myself but I've been told it's far too icy and dangerous up there (not great for beginners) so I'm just gonna sit tight and hope for better conditions. I've been out of action enough in New Zealand, I don't need any more limb ...

Housemates, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Housemates

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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'They're really, really nice' was all I'd got to go on when I moved in to the house, and that's pretty much all the help I could get from Chicken, other than the fact that Kathy was a huge bubbling bundle of energy and Dave was 'really nice'. Most ...

Meh, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Meh

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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I'm banged up good. Feels like I've had a ruddy good hiding all over. I think it's from the karmic rib-twister the other day. I can't draw breath anywhere past the halfway point without feeling a searing pain through my back and rib cage. So I'm ...

Fuego, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Fuego

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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So I was organising and flicking through some old pictures when I found a few I'd completely misplaced and forgotten about, ones that made me well chuffed to have found. I just had to upload them as they blew me away at the time and have certainly ...

A Rush of Blood to the Head, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

A Rush of Blood to the Head

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... its way through the valley, rocking the jumping pod just enough to concern its already 'edgy' occupants. It's the highest bungy jump in New Zealand and only the second highest in the world (second to Africa that is at around 218 metres I think). So, it ...

Last Chance Re-Union, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Last Chance Re-Union

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... rent. Dave still nips up to isolated, exposed ridges to sit for a while in the wee hours of the morning as the rest of New Zealand sleeps. All is good, though only temporary. We all have to move out in three weeks. Dave and Kathy have been building a ...

Summers gone...Time for a night out!, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Summers gone...Time for a night out!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... we almost always cook ourselves) and odds and ends.....we were in need of a night on the town. We live in party capital of New Zealand - it was time that we hit the town. Erin one of the American girls we share a house with celebrated her birthday on ...

Like the Clappers, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Like the Clappers

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... * - especially in light of the recent random encounters with J R Hartley and the Jet-Set Geordies. Rach had been scouring Queenstown on a huge house-hunting quest when she unknowingly turned up at Mase & Leah's place. God knows how it all happened but ...

On this significant day.., Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

On this significant day..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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It's unusual for me to mention birthday's 'n' stuff on 'the logue', but following last year's classic balls-up I have no alternative. It's only right. Happy Birthday Doc! How could I forget?! I already sent you an email by the way so if ...

Luge Yourself, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Luge Yourself

A travel blog entry by stevejames

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Routeburn Track - warnings about fatal dangers, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Routeburn Track - warnings about fatal dangers

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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... is a paradox about being in Nature. We all want to be out there, amongst it all, to experience the raw and untouched. New Zealand is quite a benign place with no poisonous snakes or other critters. We all want to be in wilderness, where we harbour the ...

The Flying Santos, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

The Flying Santos

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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'So, you're going to remember my 'go there'...yah?' I've just got back from seeing Ade off at the airport. It's a strange feeling saying goodbye. He was a good friend. I feel a bit blank now. We met up in town earlier for one last 'coff' (ee) ...

The Leaves that are Green, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

The Leaves that are Green

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... years now and I know that leaving New Zealand has been a big decision for him - as a Brazilian passport holder, re-entry into New Zealand can be a very awkward and difficult process. But he knows he is meant to be elsewhere now. He's true to himself ...

Bungy v’s Burger, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Bungy v’s Burger

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... town we had missed the last Shotover Jet river ride of the day so we decided to get stuck into a game of Frisbee golf in Queenstown Gardens. This is a proper sport here with a full course with a par for each whole. While we pulled out our cheapest of the ...

God bless the Queenstown!, Queenstown!, New Zealand travel blog

God bless the Queenstown!

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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... all of us singing Wonderwall. Better than the original i say! That just about summed up our time in Queenstown. For those looking for a good time in New Zealand, head straight for there!!! Onto Christchurch, our final destination! Jack and Andrew ...

Horse-Riding in Glenorchy, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Horse-Riding in Glenorchy

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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... November Absolutely lashed down all day. Motel room, trashy T.V. and microwave meals. Saturday 22nd November Gorgeous today, Queenstown is a cool place. The atmosphere is buzzing. Kelvin Heights for 360 degree views over the town, lake Wakitipo ...

Comets and Kiwi's, Queenstown, New Zealand travel blog

Comets and Kiwi's

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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Ah a whole month in work already! Yep, thats right we have now worked 4 weeks already, hasn't that just flown by?!! With us both hard at work these days we dont have a hell of a lot to report! We are both well and enjoying seeing money going into the ...

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