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... going up a bunch more steps, we decided to turn around since we didn’t know what was ahead. We spent 35 min RT from the car park.
By then it was 1:00PM so we decided to head for Fox Glacier. We drove by the lookout at Death’s Corner without stopping. Nothing to see but clouds. Just goes to show you’ve got to see things while you can. We were going to take a pass on Hokitika Gorge too because it was so gloomy and we ...
Carrying on from the last entry Josh, Jord (monkey) and Hayley picked me up from CHC airport and off we went into the middle of nowhere, Rakaia, and when I say middle of nowhere I'm not lying. The nearest town is about 15Km away there is no internet here and at the moment no hot water or a working toilet.....but it's home. The 1st night we spent in the kitchen drinking the duty free spirits and having a laugh. Then the next couple of days ...
Before starting school, John and I had to leave Australia to apply for our student visas. For some reason Australian immigration won't accept applications while onshore. Therefore, we took a "mandatory" vacation to New Zealand's South Island. We went for 9 days and did a large loop around the country. We started in Christchurch, crossed to the west coast, drove down to Queenstown and then back up again. To get from Christchurch ...
... unfortunately messed up my ankle on so that I had to return from the first hut. I just stumbled randomly in a flat part, thought it might be better the next day with was not the case. It got all swollen and really hurt. Even now, 1 1/2 month later I'm still struggling with ...
... sunny day. We saw some impressive mountain scenery before reaching the sound and taking a few pictures. After a short walk e headed back to the park and chowed down on some cheese, crackers and beer that we picked up at the local grocery store. I did some work on my blog as the sun went down and the temperature dropped precipitously.
It was a toque and long underwear night but the stars were amazing.
I have heard from several ...
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