Monthly Archives: January 2009

Seat of my pants

For the first time, I am completely seat-of-my-pants-ing alone! After Doubtful Sound, I was eager to get going, so in Te Anau I got back on the stray bus and went to Milford Sound for the day. Most people have … Continue reading

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Overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound

I just got to Te Anau (pronounced tea-anowa) from an overnight cruise on Doubtful Sound. Doubtful Sound isn’t actually a sound, it’s a fiord, and it’s less popular than Milford Sound because it’s harder to get to and requires more … Continue reading

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Queenstown

Yesterday I spent the day in Dunedin again. It was raining, so I went for a little walk to see the First Church of Otago and to the grocery store. I haven’t had any problem with loneliness until I got … Continue reading

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Dunedin – Scotland in NZ

The Stray bus dropped us in Dunedin and most people spent just the day here but I decided to stay 3 nights. I’m glad I did! It’s a cool town, I’m in an awesome hostel, and I made a friend. … Continue reading

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Stewart Island

We spent all day yesterday in Invercargill, which is actually a feat since the town doesn’t have that much to offer. One thing it does have though is The World’s Fastest Indian!! The motorcycle that Burt Munro broke all the … Continue reading

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Meltdown/buying a computer

We had dinner last night on Ponsonby Rd in Auckland with Michelle Burke, her boyfriend Dave, Margot, and Jannypan. So nice to see everyone here! We spent a part of the day today shopping and eating/hanging with Michelle, Dave and … Continue reading

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The trip has begun!

After our first flight was canceled, then reinstated, then delayed, we made it to LA in just enough time for the Fiji flight. And the woman helping us gave us our visas to Australia for free! We traveled 11 hours, … Continue reading

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