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  • Caravan Diaries: Pt II am not exactly sure what my inspiration was for buying a caravan. When I think back to my childhood, I can't think of anyone who had a caravan. Even through my adulthood, I've never really known people with caravans. Posted by NZBarry in Barry Travels the World | Jan 1, 2016
  • Day 101: Happy new year!Started the day super early, getting up at 5 am in order to see the sunrise - being the first people to welcome the day since we were so far east. It was pretty cloudy though and not entirely worth Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 30, 2015
  • Day 100: Horsing aroundThe day started with a basket weaving demonstration by Te Kahurangi. She was really quick at putting together quite a big basket, very interesting to watch. We then drove to the East Cape Lighthouse, the eastern most point of New Zealand's Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 29, 2015
  • Day 99: Of goldfish and axolotlsJust like the night before when the sea was too rough to see the penguins, it was still too rough in the morning to feed stingrays :( On the upside that meant we didn't need to be up by 6 Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 28, 2015
  • Day 98: One of the familyI booked a 4-day trip out to the very east of the northern island. Originally there wasn't supposed to be a trip between Christmas and New Year's but Quentin, who runs "East As" made it happen even though it was Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 27, 2015
  • Day 97: Back to TaupoToday we went from Wellington back to Taupo. The weather was beautiful and I was finally able to see the mountains - yeah! On the bus I met Fabian again whom I had met in couple of other places before. In Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 26, 2015
  • 2014 - RotoruaThursday 2 January to Sunday 5 January Rotorua is one of NZ's premier tourist cities and the prices reflect that. Entry prices to the various geothermal areas are extortionate Posted by nzhamsta in Glynn's travel blog | Jan 5, 2014
  • Day 96: Boxing DayBeautiful day in Wellington. First strolled along the waterfront and then made my way to the cable car station. There I took the cable car up the hill to the botanical garden - they really took that ride to the Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 25, 2015
  • Day 95: Merry Christmas!The most uneventful Christmas day ever - and it still took me this long to post ;) After a first shock of thinking the bus left without me (it didn't, phew!), we left Kaikoura at 9 am. Drove to Picton, waited Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 24, 2015
  • Day 94: Whale watchingGot woken up at 7.30 by the most annoying alarm ever! Sounded like the alarm in a factory when something went terribly wrong... and the guy whose alarm it was, was hitting snooze for an incredible 45 minutes! But the Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 23, 2015
  • Day 93: Swimming with dolphins!Left Christchurch early, on a bus with only 15 people - quite the nice change to the currently normal crowd of 50. We drove to Kaikoura and got a short introduction to the small town by stopping at a viewpoint Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 22, 2015
  • Day 92: Gap fillersSecond day in Christchurch, rainy and cold... In the afternoon I just went to the mall because it was raining so much but until about 2 pm there was only a very fine drizzle that was still alright to walk Posted by An.Ke in Antje is out of the office. | Dec 21, 2015
  • 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
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