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  • Day 91: Alone timeHad an uneventful drive to Christchurch with not even a photo stop... imagine that! ;) Since I pre-booked my accommodation myself, I ended up in a different dorm than all the Kiwi Experience people and was absolutely thrilled to find Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 20, 2015
  • Day 90: Oh the clouds...So we left Queenstown in the morning (sooo tired!) and made our way to Lake Tekapo, arriving in the early afternoon. There is an observatory in Lake Tekapo and the stargazing is supposed to be amazing, so tired or not Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 19, 2015
  • Day 89: QueenstownApparently the hostel is not in support of sleeping in... Shortly past 10 am the first housekeeping girl came in only to jump onto the recently vacated bed above me to strip it and put new bedlinen on. No way Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 18, 2015
  • Day 88: The longest bus ride ever...On today's agenda we had a day trip to the Milford Sound. We left Queenstown at 9 am and were driving for ever and ever with the occasional photo stop and short walk along the way. We saw Mirror Lakes Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 17, 2015
  • Day 87: FunyaksToday, Valeria, Katharina and I went on a day trip on the Dart River. We were picked up in Queenstown at 10 am and then drove to Glenorchy. There we got equipped with wetsuits, fleeces and life vests and then Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 16, 2015
  • Day 86: Illusions and teapotsBefore properly leaving Wanaka we went to Puzzling World. Super dorky, but I was really looking forward to that - and it was such fun! :) We first went through the illusion rooms, one of them being sloped and without Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 15, 2015
  • New Zealand, Asia 2016We are leaving for down under on the 26th and hope to do better this trip than When I tried this last time. Posted by 2kiwis in Australia, New Zealand 2014 | Dec 16, 2015
  • Day 85: Picture opportunitiesWe left Franz Josef early on the morning and after a brief photo stop for the Fox Glacier in the distance our first real stop was Lake Matheson where you have the chance of getting the perfect mirror reflection picture Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 14, 2015
  • New Zealand cazandras point of view New Zealand: Day 1 Finally after 31 hours, we┬┤ve reached our destination, Wellington, New Zealand. After our landing we hired a cab and went to the motel, and we just checked in to our rooms. My room has a nice Posted by Fredde in New Zealand | Dec 15, 2015
  • Day 1 : Food, cake and a movie New Zealand : Day 1 We've reached our destination, Wellington, New Zealand and we've just checked in on our motel, we're very tired from the plane flight so we'll just take it easy today. And the reason why i didn't write Posted by Fredde in New Zealand | Dec 15, 2015
  • Day 84: Weather not permitting...Again the weather god was not smiling upon us, all trips to explore the Franz Josef glacier were cancelled. The clouds were hanging low and compact so that the helicopters couldn't possibly fly anybody up there :( Instead Valeria and I Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 13, 2015
  • Day 83: Sweet nothingAfter the party we could sleep in and we got pancakes and bacon for breakfast before leaving at 10 am. It was raining again... so we only stopped for coffee on our way to Franz Josef where we then arrived Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 12, 2015
  • Day 82: P PartyWe left Westport and our first stop was at Cape Foulwind, named by Captain Cook probably because of the large seal colony there. We went for a walk along the coast to said seal colony - in rather drizzly, misty Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 11, 2015
  • Piha BeachSo..we mentioned Sam one of the flight attendants on Air New Zealand. Well, we called her last night and her offer stood, to take us to see Piha Beach. So we left our hotel and walked to Grafton Station to Posted by winmouse in Kiwis and Kangaroos | Dec 12, 2015
  • Day 81: SUPA relaxed start into the morning with the bus only leaving at 11 am. So me and some people I was sharing the room with used the time to go for a short walk along the beach of Kaiteriteri. It Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 10, 2015
  • Arrive in AucklandWell we arrived safely in Auckland at 5:50AM on Friday December 11th. Weird that we completely skip a day and will never have any documentation of events for Thursday December 10th. We LOVED Air New Zealand. The staff were very Posted by winmouse in Kiwis and Kangaroos | Dec 9, 2015
  • Day 80: Abel Tasman National ParkI decided to stay two nights in Kaiteriteri so that I'll have time to do a proper one day excursion to the Abel Tasman National Park - which I did :) I was very bold and picked the full day Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 9, 2015
  • Tongariro Crossing hikeThis was the most challenging hike of our trip in New Zealand, almost 20km and 7 hours on the trail. The views were worth the effort and we were very fortunate to have great weather, cool in the morning Posted by steved64 in Intel Sabbatical #3 | Dec 10, 2015
  • Day 79: All by myself againThis morning Susanne's and my way parted again :( While I got on the bus to go to the South Island at 7:15 am, Susanne had to head north again half an hour later as she is reaching the end Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 8, 2015
  • Day 78: In Wellington :)We woke up to an amazingly sunshiny day - and it wasn't even windy, something that Wellington apparently is famous for. So we started our exploration of the city by walking up to the Mount Victoria lookout. Quite the morning Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 7, 2015
  • Day 77: To WellingtonIn River Valley the day's activities were either horseback riding - I've never ridden a horse before so not that appealing - and white water rafting - which Susanne and I decided against since we've already done that in Rotorua. Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 6, 2015
  • Travelling Back in Time We have had a bit of a strange and confusing day today having got up early Saturday morning in Christchurch and then gone to bed on Friday in Rarotonga. Having pretty much got packed an Posted by Gill's Travels in Round the World in 140 days | Dec 6, 2015
  • Getting 'Airport Ready' Today really is the start of the next leg of our journey, as we are on our way back to Christchurch ready to catch our flights to Rarotonga tomorrow. We were intending to spend the morni Posted by Gill's Travels in Round the World in 140 days | Dec 6, 2015
  • Day 76: Here comes the rain againWe left Taupo in the morning and our second stop of the day was the Tongariro National Park for a 2-hour walk to a waterfall - depending on the weather though. We were so hoping that we'll at least get Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 5, 2015
  • Doing the Rounds Today we had quite an early start as we were going out on the rounds with Robin the postman. He picked us up in town just after 9am and introduced himself before sorting through some b Posted by Gill's Travels in Round the World in 140 days | Dec 6, 2015
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