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Allan & Sue (& George) – Day 212

AHOY: lengthy post ahead.  I can say now that we are bringing our time in New Zealand to a close that we’ve had it pretty good. Our experiences have been so… incredible? I think I need a thesaurus because my adjective selection for words of greatness seems to be repetitive.  Allan and Sue I believe…… Continue reading Allan & Sue (& George) – Day 212

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Goinnnnnnng Up! – Day 208

Mount Cooke was awesome. According to the Maori, if you have the opportunity to see the peak of Mount Cooke you are blessed. I consider Rach and I blessed anyways, but it was incredible to see all of  the Mountain outside of a photograph. We got off Our bus from Queenstown in Twizel (Tw-eye-zell) and…… Continue reading Goinnnnnnng Up! – Day 208

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The Luck of the Irish (and the Kiwis!) – Day 203

Dunedin was a relatively calm couple of days. Our jobs continued to be mostly weeding, tidying the house, and working on a couple of recipes. The weather was pretty gloomy up until the last day we were there so we didn’t actually get around to doing to much outdoor exploring. In the afternoon around 3:30…… Continue reading The Luck of the Irish (and the Kiwis!) – Day 203

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Invercargill and a wee bit of Dunedin – Day 196

Staying with the Wilkes family throughout our stay in Invercargill has been so lovely. They are a family of 6; Dean and Stacey are the Mum and Dad and their four kids are Anastasia (18), Lachlan (16), Arielle (14), and Raquel (12).  We arrived on late Monday after our wild day in Milford Sound. Dean…… Continue reading Invercargill and a wee bit of Dunedin – Day 196

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Queenstown, Routeburn Track, & Milford Sound – Day 191

Talk about excitement.. the last week has been busy with crazy, cool and exciting things!  Queenstown: We left Jeff’s for Queenstown – of all places in New Zealand this is the place that we heard the most about.. the adventure capital of New Zealand full of adrenaline junkies, hikers, bikers, and Backpackers whose bank accounts…… Continue reading Queenstown, Routeburn Track, & Milford Sound – Day 191