Monthly Archives for May 2014

Day 34 : Mount Cook (aka There & Back Again)

Late late night last night and an early early start – this’ll be interesting 😀 I’ve reached the last full day of my New Zealand adventure. Mount Cook is today’s destination. I hear it’s one of the major highlights of … Continue reading

30. May 2014 by admin
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Day 33 : Happy Birthday, Mum!

Happy Birthday, Mum! Fear not, I’m getting your pressies today!! 😀 The plan was to go on a little boat cruise at night around Queenstown – get some nice photographs of the street lights reflecting on the water – but … Continue reading

29. May 2014 by admin
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Day 32 : Queenstown

Today turned out to be one of the best days yet. Weather wise it was stellar so Steph and I decided to take a little stroll along the lake front and enjoy the view from that side of Queenstown. Shortly … Continue reading

28. May 2014 by admin
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Day 31 : Queenstown Return

Today I said my goodbyes to Yu Hei, Phillip & Wanaka and headed back to Queenstown where I plan to stay for the rest of the hols. I’ll definitely make more time for Wanaka when I come back to New … Continue reading

27. May 2014 by admin
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Day 30 : Mount Iron

Snow! Everywhere!!!! Today started with my Japanese buddy Yu Hei opening the curtains & quietly singing ‘Let it go!’ from Disney’s “Frozen” movie. I buckled massively. Just knew it would be another great day after that & it didn’t disappoint. … Continue reading

26. May 2014 by admin
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Day 29 : Wanaka

I set off early today to Lake Wanaka. I’d already passed through it a few days earlier en route to Queenstown so I was looking forward to a return visit. When I got there it was fair chucking it down … Continue reading

25. May 2014 by admin
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Day 28 : Luging in Queenstown

Today, I luged – and it was cracking! I’ll never tire of getting the Gondola up the hill. The views are spectacular from the top, I found myself not concentrating on the track half the time and just enjoying the … Continue reading

24. May 2014 by admin
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Day 27 : Planning Day

Today was one of those much needed ‘nothing’ days. I spent most of it planning my last days…in New Zealand 🙂 I’m heading to Wanaka in a couple of days followed hopefully by Mount Cook by the middle of next … Continue reading

23. May 2014 by admin
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Day 26 : Doubtful Sound

Wow. Just wow. This has been the highlight of the South Island – even topping the TranzAlpine. I threw together a makeshift brekkie and grabbed the 7am bus to Doubtful Sound. It’s unlike any other tour I’ve been on. I … Continue reading

22. May 2014 by admin
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Day 25 : Queenstown

The whole idea of coming to Queenstown was to give myself at least a week in one place to unwind from the rest of the holiday. I’ve squeezed so much in such a short period of time I think it’s … Continue reading

21. May 2014 by admin
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