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From city to Great Ocean Road

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — We were not altogether happy to leave Melbourne and explore the Great Ocean Road. Continue reading “From city to Great Ocean Road”

Catching our breaths

QUEENSTOWN, NEW ZEALAND — Much like our usual travels, the last few weeks were a constant flurry of activity, and it was time to slow down for a day. Continue reading “Catching our breaths”

Hiking on a “third-rate” trail

OMAU, NEW ZEALAND — Thanks to Marion, the friendly DOC ranger in Nelson, we had a lot of choices for hikes around Westport. The problem was choosing one. Continue reading “Hiking on a “third-rate” trail”


OMAU, NEW ZEALAND — Another long day in the car awaited us, as we left Abel Tasman and drove 250 kilometers to Westport on New Zealand’s west coast, passing the northern edge of the Southern Alps. Continue reading “Westward!”

From one kayak paradise to another

QUEEN CHARLOTTE SOUND, NEW ZEALAND — We started this day, as we have many others, talking about how much we like Kiwis. They’re friendly, always pleasant, and straightforward but polite. Continue reading “From one kayak paradise to another”

Out of the city and into the storm

WAITANGI, NEW ZEALAND — We decided to leave Auckland a day early. We told our hostess that we didn’t need the the extra day in Auckland we thought we’d need to recover from jet lag, which was true, and that we were eager to start exploring the Bay of Islands, which also was true. Continue reading “Out of the city and into the storm”

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