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  • Lake WanakaThe morning started early in order to catch the so-called golden light. We left Franz Josef village and looked back and at a picturesque scene, snow-capped mountain ranges with the highest mountain of NZ, Mount Cook, crowning in the midst Posted by jan.wegener in Jan Goes Down Under | Mar 23, 2015
  • Franz JosefAfter the awesome costume party at the Lake Mahinapua hostel, our group went to the next destination on the West Coast. Before we arrived at Franz Josef village which is located in Westland National Park though, we went to Okarito. Posted by jan.wegener in Jan Goes Down Under | Mar 22, 2015
  • Lake MahinapuaThe next day we headed off to Lake Mahinapua. Before, other travelers who have already been there told us that it has some crazy parties going on and each has its own theme. So we were pretty pumped for it! Posted by jan.wegener in Jan Goes Down Under | Mar 20, 2015
  • Work Work Work Work Work (and some play)Wow, it's been a long time since I've updated this blog... Let me bring you all up to speed. Though, to be honest, not much has happened these past 4 months. My previous post ended with me buying a car, road Posted by klorenzooo in Kristian Round the World | Jun 25, 2016
  • Pardon the ComparisonsPardon the comparisons with the last trip, but my mind is quite stuck on them. This is such a different feeling that our journey four years ago. So many things are different, which I’m sure I’ll write about over time, Posted by TooMuchLuggage in Another Circular Family Adventure | Mar 22, 2016
  • Traveller InitiationI'm now in Auckland awaiting the start of my bus tour which starts tomorrow morning at 7am, I am not suffering from jetlag as far as I know unless it means that I'm continuously unaware what time it is. Posted by thehangrygames in Aggressive Adventuring | Jun 8, 2016
  • WestportWith a late departure on that morning (which is rather unusual), we continued our trip around the south island and headed toward Westport - located on the north western tip of the south island. We were excited to see what's Posted by jan.wegener in Jan Goes Down Under | Mar 19, 2015
  • May 15, 2016 - May 19, 2016RTW Day #153 May 15, 2016 Wellington, NZ Sydney weather was nice but it was starting to get cold again so I was a little glad to cross to Wellington which is at the bottom of the North Island instead Posted by pointslj in Points/Chamberlin Around the world 2016 | Jun 3, 2016
  • Time fly'sTime fly's (my Dad would have followed up with "so does blow..............) Where have the last four years gone? We always knew that our youngest would graduate from her University, but it seemed so far away (in a time sense as Posted by claptonisgod in Latestage OE for enchanted shoelaces | May 26, 2016
  • Early Thoughts about our New Zealand TripQuick back story: -Sue from Christchurch area, South Island, New Zealand -Became nurse and thought working and world travel would go well together. -First travel stint in NYC at NYU medical center, March 1990 -First encounter with Tad, March 1991, thr Posted by TadHerman in New Zealand - 2016 | Jun 3, 2016
  • KaiteriteriHeading further north, we had the chance to take in more of the dramatic coastline from Kaikoura. It was quite the scenic drive. Once we reached Picton though, we had to say goodbye to most of the other travellers who Posted by jan.wegener in Jan Goes Down Under | Mar 18, 2015
  • Fergburger + Shotover Jet10AM Breakfast at hotel [img= Posted by kit.winzie in Honeymoon | May 20, 2016
  • Preparing for hibernationSuddenly life seems to go much slower, and yet much faster. Slower because being back in the working life, nothing much really happens; not enough to inspire me to write and tell you about anyway. But faster too, as you're Posted by KiwiChocoTrip in KiwiChocoTrip | May 17, 2016
  • KaikouraEarly rise for me that day... The bus which would take me along the east coast to the small town Kaikoura really had to leave at 720am... Awesome! Not really... So I had to get up super early since I Posted by jan.wegener in Jan Goes Down Under | Mar 15, 2015
  • Kia ora!!!Hi everyone, I finally managed to get back working on my blog again!!! Don't ask what took me so long; to make it short: university and work.^^ After some incredible and unforgettable months in Australia, I made my way to New Posted by jan.wegener in Jan Goes Down Under | Mar 14, 2015
  • Hiking + GondolaCloudy Day 12PM Lunch at Flame [img=http://photos.traveller Posted by kit.winzie in Honeymoon | May 13, 2016
  • 1st day in NZ10AM Auckland Airport Lunch at KFC + McDonald 5:30PM Queenstown Airport It was raining when rent our car 7PM Check in with Honeymoon Suite [img=http://photos.travellerspoint Posted by kit.winzie in Honeymoon | May 13, 2016
  • Boarding NZ10 Plane was pretty amazing to be honest but they did have some teething problems, they ran out of hot water and the Air Con packed up for like half an hour half way through the flight. Pretty severe Posted by Dentherese in Den & Therese Vegas Trip | May 10, 2016
  • Routeburn RunWell that was awesome! The run was scheduled for 8am Saturday morning and at 5am they postponed the race until Sunday because of concerns about weather (the forecast looked like snow, ice and 65kmh winds at the pass). Truly, the race Posted by Jennie-Bradley in Sabbatical 2015/16 | May 8, 2016
  • Home Sweet HomeThank heavens for travel insurance - definitely wouldn't travel overseas without it. SCTI flew us both home Emirates Business Class - can't speak too highly of Emirates, they looked after us very well indeed. Wish we could fly business class all Posted by EMTHOMSON in JT's 60th Anniversary World Tour | Apr 30, 2016
  • ChristchurchInitially I was sad to be leaving the Stray group today, but as Rolex nearly tipped the bus over and then almost crashed into a lorry, I was pretty glad to be escaping with my life. Unsurprisingly, a fair few Posted by Emma.Hollyman in So Mum doesn't think I'm dead in a ditch | Apr 28, 2016
  • Well done Mother Nature, Well DoneBye Queenstown! Wish me luck... Which I will definitely need judging by the arrival our newest driver Rolex made. Mum you needn't be upset by the 4x4, this dude took out a bollard and a fairly decent sized tree as Posted by Emma.Hollyman in So Mum doesn't think I'm dead in a ditch | Apr 28, 2016
  • Torchlight, Tuataras and ToiletsSo today we headed to the Deep South. We lost a lot of people off the bus this morning (not through death or mis placement, you understand, they just didn't come with us), and gained some other newbies. Also got Posted by Emma.Hollyman in So Mum doesn't think I'm dead in a ditch | Apr 28, 2016
  • God Damn it Richie!Back on the bus and over to Queenstown we go! We stopped at Puzzling World, which was good fun. Saw some optical illusions, did some puzzles and escaped a giant maze (only just). Next stop was A.J.Hackett, home of all Posted by Emma.Hollyman in So Mum doesn't think I'm dead in a ditch | Apr 26, 2016
  • Drip, Drip, Drip Little April ShowersToday was the first day the weather has not really gone our way. We drive from Franz Josef to Wanaka today, and were supposed to stop and do several walks on the way, but the weather was too bad. Despite Posted by Emma.Hollyman in So Mum doesn't think I'm dead in a ditch | Apr 26, 2016
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