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  • No Ski DayGlenn’s last day in Wanaka proved to be a non-ski day. Wind and visibility closed the field for the first time this season. We headed off to window shop in Queenstown for the afternoon…..had a walk around the gardens watching Posted by EMTHOMSON in South Island Trip 2015 | Aug 13, 2015
  • Sofa Ski SchoolDaily “boot camp” starts each day at 9.30am which allows for a couple of warm up runs on the ‘Main Street’ run on the front face at Treble Cone (TC). Then meet with our instructors (Johanna for JT, Lisi Posted by EMTHOMSON in South Island Trip 2015 | Aug 13, 2015
  • Greenland here I comeDay 1,2 Left New Plymouth at 12.15 and arrived in Glasgow (NZ time) midnight the following day, 36 hours! t Posted by Paul Tip in Iceland & Greenland 2015 | Aug 13, 2015
  • Sofa Ski SchoolSunday started with overcast conditions, but good visibility. Treble Cone looked fabulous in full snow cover. We meet with the Sofa Ski instructors and were reassessed and put into our initial groups. The video camera was out straight away – Posted by EMTHOMSON in South Island Trip 2015 | Aug 9, 2015
  • More SnowWe left Mollie on Saturday morning, grey skies nothing remarkable until about 2kms out of Rangiora. Then the snow conditions changed – snow low on the hills around Oxford making driving conditions treacherous. Luckily we weren’t on the road earlier Posted by EMTHOMSON in South Island Trip 2015 | Aug 9, 2015
  • Hiking trip #5It's been awhile since I last posted on my blog. The weather has been rather disappointing the last few weekend and also this weekend it was not great. But we didn't want to stay in Christchurch for another weekend so Posted by LVS540 in New-Zealand | Aug 8, 2015
  • Driving in the snowAwoke to a 4C morning - bring on the snow! After breakfast with Kathryn, we headed into Nelson CBD for a coffee fix (thanks Fords, just what we needed) and a route plan for the day. We had driven the Lewis Pass Posted by EMTHOMSON in South Island Trip 2015 | Aug 6, 2015
  • Smooth SailingAfter some last minute running around yesterday (we decided it was a good idea to get our skis waxed) we were finally waiting to board the Kaitaki. Grey skies and drizzle but thankfully the harbour was like glass. A very Posted by EMTHOMSON in South Island Trip 2015 | Aug 6, 2015
  • Getting ready ...I can't believe there are only four more sleeps and we'll be on our way. Can't wait to see all the exciting things Mum and Dad have planned for us. I'm even looking forward to trying snails and Posted by mandjcarson in Zach's Big Adventure | Jul 28, 2015
  • Hiking trip #4 This was a very special week, not just because of my internship that is really kicking off now but also because this week we bought our own car together! making it our first car. I am proud to present you Posted by LVS540 in New-Zealand | Jul 18, 2015
  • Deel 2 - Aankomst Auckland-- 13 juli -- Het tweede deel van de reis vlogen we met Air New Zealand. Een Boeing 777 met prima entertainment schermpjes in de stoelen, dus de kinderen hebben zich goed vermaakt. We hadden allemaal weinig geslapen aan boord, de Posted by jaapwesterbeek in Nieuw Zeeland 2015 | Jul 14, 2015
  • Hiking trip #3This last week I properly started my internship. I met my tutor, who is a very friendly and helpful man named Mark, it's always a good laugh with him. I met a lot more people who are also working at Posted by LVS540 in New-Zealand | Jul 13, 2015
  • ItineraryJuly Friday 17th 2015 3:55pm Christchurch to Bangkok , Thailand Saturday 18th bus to Pattaya- stay/work with Shellings; friends working in schools and prisons and with ex-prostitutes. Sat 25th fly south to Hatyai-stay/work with Aitkins; friends wor Posted by Jaammpacked in Jaampacked intrepid journey | Jul 7, 2015
  • Things I Want to Remember: New Zealand[i]- Devonport, walking around on volcanic rock, seeing the kids point out the crabs in the small tide pools - beer fridge in the local wine & beer shop, picking out some local beers that sounded good based on advice from Posted by WanderingWorld in Enjoying the Banquet | Jul 5, 2015
  • New Zealand: Auckland to Wellington [center] [/center] 10/3/14 at 1759 (Bangkok time) First time on a Qantas flight . . . dreams do come true. I feel so safe . . . 10/3/14 at 1940 [i](Bangkok Posted by WanderingWorld in Enjoying the Banquet | Jul 5, 2015
  • Just a Little IntroThe easiest way of introducing myself is by going through the spiel I've found myself repeating hundreds of times over the last few months: "Hi, I'm Sian. I'm from Salisbury. It's in the UK. South of England. Kind of in the Posted by sianemmett in Sian's Big Adventure | Jul 6, 2015
  • Hiking trip #2It has already been a week since I last put on my walking boots for a hike through nature. This time I went to Heathcote, which is also a suburb of Christchurch and approximately in the same area as where Posted by LVS540 in New-Zealand | Jul 4, 2015
  • Hiking trip #1Sunday I went on my first hiking trip from Taylors mistake which is a small beach all the way to Lyttleton which is a small harbor town to the south of Christchurch. The walk is about 20km through mountainous terrain. Posted by LVS540 in New-Zealand | Jun 29, 2015
  • The first weekOnce I arrived in Christchurch I was immediately welcomed by my mate Erik, who arrived earlier that day, and Stephen, the guy that owns the house where we are staying. The first day wasn't so impressive because after getting showered Posted by LVS540 in New-Zealand | Jun 27, 2015
  • Today's the day[b][/b] Packing underway, frosty start to the day is making me look forward to Vancouver's expected 24 tomorrow. Posted by young_murphy in Jason & Deirdre | Jun 25, 2015
  • Seal colony in the woodsI spend a good amount of time with some friends in and around Kaikoura recently. Pretty much everybody seems to love Kaikoura and there really is so much to do. I recently went to see the seal colony north of Kaikoura Posted by Vanlife88 in Kaikoura Roadtripping | Jun 24, 2015
  • AN ODD NUMBERNow that our little family unit makes up an odd number, the last six months seem to have been a little odd as well. Certainly they have still been fun and exciting and all that – but odd. [img= capt Posted by erika_simon in Simplicity, Inspiration and Angels | Jun 20, 2015
  • Ready to go Well, 14 months on since the initial invite from Anamarieka to go to celebrate her birthday in France, we are about to head off. First overseas trip in, what is it, four plus years. Back to France, last visited Posted by kkoopmanschap in Our French Adventure | Jun 19, 2015
  • Only 5 more sleeps to go!The Great Big Long List Of Things Which Must Be Done Before Leaving is gradually getting whittled down, although there always seems to be more things to add :( Having gotten (the very successful) choir and uke concert Posted by MaxMaxwell in The Great Europe and Africa Expedition | Jun 15, 2015
  • Around Auckland, New Zealand It was going to be an emotional day. Luckily for me, my parents flight wasn't until night time so I got to spend a whole day with them. We were determined to make the most of i Posted by bloorsontour in Bloors on Tour | Jun 8, 2015
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