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Is it Castle or carstle.....Castle for me!!

A travel blog entry by davenjules


... and faculty. We pass by the new Rugby stadium that was built for the Rugby World Cup, (that the New Zealand All Blacks won), but our driver said that there was a lot of opposition to this stadium being built, The 'House of Pain' which is just an empty block with a little rubble on it now, was an awesome stadium and it is a shame it is gone. The council told everyone that there would be no cost passed on to the locals, but on completion, surprise...surprise, everyone's rates went ...

You've Dun my Edin with this museum

A travel blog entry by johnnym


... this, perhaps, is how you spot the student ones, helpful in digging out a party late at night. The Fridgette was at the end, and I grabbed a cold beer as I swept past. I didn't really. Otago University campus was at the end of the street. Along with museums, I'm a sucker for a campus. It seemed a charming one, despite construction work on the main thoroughfare right through the middle, which spoils pictures. It all made Dunedin another candidate for 'where ...

Beautiful Otago Peninsula

A travel blog entry by f.goldthorpe


... drier as we proceeded westward toward Wanaka. We stopped at a few fruit stands and bought fresh fruit . The area grows apples, pears, peaches, plums, berries and is home to many wineries.

We made it to Wanaka around 2 p.m and set up our tent in another holiday park. The forecast is good for the next few days. A grocery shop stocked us for the next few days.
Pork chops with wine cooked in the holiday park kitchen for Valentines Day!! ...

Movin' n' Groovin' - Boring Travel Blog

A travel blog entry by pagine


... grabbed some cheese bread and hopped on some shuttles (separately because there was some paperwork confusion). The drive to the University was about 20 minutes.

We got our keys and bedding and were dropped off at our separate flats. We are so close though! It's like a 3 minute walk from my flat to Alana's.

I met all my roommates and they are WONDERFUL! I'm so happy to finally have settled here.


The Royal Albatross

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn


... trying to find a partner. Although yellow-eyed penguins find lifelong parters, they have been known to "sleep around" and then return to their partners as though nothing unusual has happened. Unbelievable!

When we were on the beach watching the penguins come in from the water and a couple of them began the long steep trek back up to their nests, we also saw a juvenile male sea lion on the beach. It was sleeping in the sand and didn't move so it was difficult to tell ...

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This hostel, located on 296 High Street, Dunedin, is near Taieri Gorge Railway, Cadbury World, Otago Settlers Museum, and Otago Museum.
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Reviewed by knutsch


Reviewed Mar 2, 2013
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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent