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... ve found that the more precisely I plan things, the less likely they are to actually turn out that way, and the more likely I am to be disappointed or disgruntled when they don’t. This is especially true when traveling.
That’s why I usually prefer to ditch the itinerary and take each new day as it comes. I try not to think about the destination as much, and to focus more on the journey. This is easier said than done (as can be seen in my last ...
We were up before the sun again to start our excursion to Abel Tasman National Park. We drove about one hour north west of Nelson to Kaiteriteri, a very small beach town where we boarded a large catamaran to cruise along the shore of the Park to Totaranui.
Abel Tasman National Park is a large swath of coastline with golden sand beaches backed by rugged cliffs and hills covered in native beech trees and tree ferns, ...
Serve with couscous, rice or mashed spuds.
ISRAELI COUSCOUS WITH ALMONDS & FRUIT
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 ½ cups Israeli couscous
1 tablespoon Moroccan seasoning
2 ¾ cups chicken stock
1 cup coarsely chopped mint
½ cup chopped raw almonds
½ cup craisins
½ cup chopped dried figs
¼ cup olive ...
... The Palace. We also spent time using the public library for updating the blog. (The libraries really are excellent here: thoroughly stocked, used abundantly and a hub of a small community.)
Tuesday night was cinema night, so we took what is likely to be our last chance for three months to watch an English language film: The Book Thief, one of Lynds' favourite recent novels, at Nelson's ...
On the road early. Just 300 kilometres today to reach our target, the edge of the Abel Tasman reserve. As we had some extra time today we decided to stop at a couple of places on route. First visit was to Maruia Falls, just off our main route. These are not that huge but are very dangerous as people swim in the waters at the bottom of the falls and then get into difficulties. There have been 5 deaths at the falls so far, so we did not swim. We then went off ...
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