Category Archives: New Zealand

The Church

Or a church I can get behind. Let me prefix this post by saying that it has nothing to do with religion. And everything to do with faith! While I was planning the trip to New Zealand I read about … Continue reading

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The Boulders

There really isn’t much to say about the Moeraki Boulders, except that they are a complete mystery and surprisingly fascinating. I say “surprisingly” because if someone asks you about your last days in a far away land and you say “I … Continue reading

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The Gorge, the Gunn, and the Queen

Our half a day paddling in the glory that is Milford Sound had ended, and we had to get back on the road for our last days in New Zealand. Once through Homer Tunnel (the entrance to Fiordland, where we … Continue reading

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The Fiord at the end of the Road

I just spent almost an hour going through photos and wondering How exactly do I explain this?! I’m a writer, I should be able to find the words to properly describe the place, the feelings, the awe. What if I lost … Continue reading

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The Mirror, the Key, and the Parrot

Hi there! After dropping off our horrible “guests”, we were somewhere around Wanaka, and in a serious need of a rest. There was nothing particularly alluring in the vicinity, and we had a pretty long drive – once again – … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Hitchhikers

a.k.a. The Rest of the Drive South 🙂 Yeah, as per usual, I made that last post double the size it should’ve been, so I’m posting this… sort of addendum to it this week. And may it serve as a … Continue reading

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The Drive South

Hi there! All right, I am going to pretend something here – namely, that I haven’t forsaken my blog for what feels like two years, from which there is no coming back, even if it has only been… well, would … Continue reading

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“So long, and thanks for all the fish!”

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What I partly missed, partly omitted from the last Abel Tasman post were The Dolphins! On our way to Heaven, a.k.a. Apple Tree Bay, the crew asked us if it were OK to take a little detour, because they heard … Continue reading

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Discovering Heaven!!

All right! After writing the most useless post ever last week, I think it’s time to get back on track with the original plan. Undistracted by German, or exams, or other trips that may lay ahead. When I last checked-in on our … Continue reading

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Riders on the Storm.

I mentioned that we headed towards Marlborough at the end of the last post – and we did – but I regret to say there’s no story there. Or maybe there is, just not a very good one. In short, … Continue reading

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