Old Bones Backpackers

Beach Road, Oamaru, South Island, New Zealand | Lodge

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Penguin Crossing

A travel blog entry by aknztrip

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While packing up camp we watched a bundled up baby wander around a neighboring campsite. He was sweet, curious, and often confused. We waved goodbye to him as we headed out to Oamaru. The tiny little rosy-cheeked lad returned the gestured.

It was a fairly uneventful drive. We only "visited" one place, Duntroon, simply because Katie yelled …

Old Bones At Oamaru

A travel blog entry by roastbeefnolive


After 2 nights at Hogwartz  it was time to pack up and move on but before leaving just yet I wanted to see a bit more of Dunedin town, so after a quick breakfast we drove to Duneden's Chinese Gardens. Anyone who knows Scott even remotely knows that such things [fake chinese gardens in a railway siding in  a new zealand town centre, with …


A travel blog entry by barrytravels

We started the day off with a hike to Tasman Lake and glacier at Mt. Cook. Atop one of the moraines, we had a great view of the entire area. Many large icebergs were floating in the lake. Once the hike was finished, we were back on the road again. Because of the angle of the sun, the water in the lake looked completely different, but still a …


A travel blog entry by jazzandjiggre


19.04. – 21.04. Oamaru

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Endlich ging es nach Oamaru, die Stadt wo es eine deutsche Bäckerei geben soll (die sich allerdings später als holländisch rausstellte). Auf dem Weg dorthin machten wir noch den obligatorischen Stop an den Moeraki Boulders, das ist ein Strandabschnitt an dem sich ein Haufen …

Onward, toward penguins

A travel blog entry by heleneandsteve


We left the Southern Alps to head for the coast with our longest day of driving. My traveling companion did the driving while I tried to entertain her by singing various songs we both knew. For a while I tried having one ear tuned to her iPod while trying to sing, but the guitar and piano solos on the recording make for long pauses when …

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