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I head to the train station, take the shuttle bus, then get to the ferry terminal where I'm told there's a 90 minute delay. But hey they put on free tea and coffee for us.
Eventually we're on the move, and the first hour across the strait isn't pleasant. However once we're in the sounds we glide along without any movement, through the most amazing ...
... world for a year. Too long... maybe it would be better if I had a travel buddy with me, who knows. But at this point, a few months at a time is long enough.
4. Plums are REALLY good, until you've eaten 7 or 8 a day for a few days in a row, then your stomach and digestive system start to not like them no matter how good your taste buds say they are. Blueberries however, can be eaten as often as one wants, and in abundance. :) However, I've had ...
... whale watching but you have to book a sail about 3 months ahead of your visit! Then onto Rangiora for my first house exchange on the South Island, with my exchange hosts Jennie and Paul next door to house I had.
Rangiora is about an hour north of Christchurch and also was a victim to the earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011, so lots of open sites in the town centre waiting for planning agreement. The town sits in ...
We were at about half time of our trip in New Zealand and it was time to switch islands.
All packed up and ready to go we got picked up by a taxi that drove us all across Wellington to the pier of Interislander.
We checked in our luggage just as in an airport and got a coffee while we waited to board the ship.
It wasn't long until we were told we could go on board now and together with a couple of other people we boarded the ship and found a nice corner next to a ...
... this is a beautiful place. A lot of work has been done on some of the islands to eradicate pests (stoats, possums, rats, other introduced animals) and reintroduce native birds. Our guides told us that when white men first explored Queen Charlotte Sound, there were so many native birds and their birdsong was so loud that you had to take a boat into the middle of a bay or inlet or channel to have a proper conversation. Now of course many of the birds are endangered ...
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