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Well it had to happen, arrived in Christchurch to rain and high winds, there was wide spread flooding and road closures, just like being at home !! fortunately our hotel was not affected. Our first evening out Pete slipped in the mud and hurt his knee but is soldiering on. Woke to sunshine again so out to see the devastation from the earthquake, …
Thursday 26 to Thursday 3 July – New Zealand, South Island (Part III)
On our way out of Queenstown we took a small detour via Arrowtown, a nearby former gold-mining settlement established by the Chinese immigrants who came during NZ's gold rush. Arrowtown is a quaint little town, with buildings dating back to the late-1800s, HOWEVER, having got our campervan stuck (again) in the carpark of the public library (how embarrassing) we decided to hit the road! Next ...
... Austria (with a day trip to Budapest and Bratislava)
June 25th-27th: Salzburg, Austria
June 27th-30th: Ljubliana, Slovenia (with a day trip to Lake Bled)
June 30th- July 4th: Piran, Slovenia
July 4th- 7th: Prague, Czech Republic
July 7th- 9th: Bucharest, Romania
July 9th-13th: Brasov, Romania
July 13th-15th: Rome, Italy
July 15th-19th: Montegiorgio, Le Marche, Italy
... her feet may have seen the water for 30 seconds or so! Ngaio, Steph and I all took the plunge and went for a lovely swim! We then had a little siesta rest - with the obligatory glass of wine and then walked back to the ferry. Unfortunately no dolphins today but a really lovely time! We then walked back upto the house where we are now, tired and some of us more salty than others! Currently we are watching Steph prepare a marinade for our dinner...as per usual thinking with my ...
... with a complete stranger who we met on a plane however she was incredibly nice and very easy to talk to so we thought why the hell not. Especially as she had offered for us to come and see her at some point it was a lovely offer we couldn't refuse after all it's nice to meet people you've met before whether its lots of times like with Uncle Mick or only once like Bree, at least we're not total strangers. Apparently the kiwi bus used to be known as the green vagina liner when they were ...
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