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Goodbye New Zealand, Hello Emirates

Sadly my time in New Zealand had come to an end. The six weeks had flown by and the beauty of the country had surpassed all my expectations. The Magic Bus proved to have been a great choice for my adventure … Continue reading

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The Versatile Blogger Award

I must thank Pommi for the award! It was very unexpected, and nice bit of inspiration to share more. In the past I have received a similar, but different, award for my China blog and I think it’s a great way to share … Continue reading

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Day 36 – Lake Tekapo to Christchurch, my last day on the Magic Bus

We had an early start on the Magic Bus because of the earthquake damage in Christchurch they now don’t overnight there and instead have to get all the way up to Kaikoura. I however would be getting off in Christchurch … Continue reading

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Day 35 – climbing out of Dunedin to the breathtaking Lake Tekapo

On our way out of Dunedin on the Magic Bus we stopped at Baldwin Street, the Steepest Street in the World as verified by the Guinness Book of Records. I was a bit of a sceptic as we have some very … Continue reading

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Day 34 – Queenstown to Dunedin and the most photographed building in NZ

We had been trying to figure out who our next Magic Bus driver would be and to our pleasant surprise it was Gregg who had taken us from Picton-Nelson. Taking the back road out of Queenstown we drove through the … Continue reading

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Day 33 – Queenstown and the exhilarating Kawaru Jet Boat

It dawned another cold but sunny day so first up it was off to the supermarket to pick up some food before heading back into town to buy a few more souvenirs and then back to the hostel to make wraps … Continue reading

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Day 32 – Queenstown, in and around

After an exciting few days it was time for another lazy day. Slept in, checked email and watched some TV. Then headed into town do some souvenir shopping for the family. Then booked a jet boat ride for the next … Continue reading

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