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... grazing cows, each of them staring at you while you walk by. At the lodge we would learn why. I had read in my Lonely Planet with the hiking tracks that there would be a few fords to cross. I came prepared with my sandals in my pack, but to be honest: I thought they were at the beginning of the track. Not having come across any, I didn't think there was anything anymore to cross. A bit gutted when I reached the first little river. I managed to take of my boots, ...
... often the women, but are either not allowed or not able to, because of the lack of funds and because of the children that need to be raised.
I wish I could go to Tonga, Samoa and Fiji, explore the differences, learn their ways, maybe make a difference, teach English and help them into a more progressive lifestyle. But by the time I had decided I would love that I had already booked Bali and Thailand. So I am going through every ...
... intimidating as the world of wine was so new to me and I literally had no idea what the people around me were talking about. As an example, this is how my first training session went:
Supervisor - "When you're cleaning a tank make sure that the racking valve is clean"
Me - "What's a racking valve?"
Supervisor - "It's what you use for racking"
Me - "What's racking?"
Supervisor - "It's when you remove the juice from the ...
... s traffic, lost one of its propellers last year. As there are no dry docks in NZ it had to be towed to Australia (2.500 km away!!) for repair. Fortunately at least the propeller was salvaged a few weeks ago.
Picton is a small harbour town, quite touristy and of course the bulk of its economic activity is brought in by the ferries. It is set on the end of a splendid fjord. Not many spots on the Mediterranean coast can compete with its unspoiled beauty, especially under this ...
... Punakiki and on to the near Northernmost point of South Island of Nelson. There, after a week or so driving through the landscape of it we finally got around to watching The Hobbit, which is pretty awesome in New Zealand as every so often you end up whispering to each other 'we saw that, right?' The next morning we headed west briefly into Abel Tasman National Park for some tramping by the sea and seal spotting before headed back and packing up ready for our ferry to the North Island. ...