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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 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 30 – Queenstown to a dramatic Milford Sound & back for a Big Night Out

Kevin was our driver for the day and after telling us all about the glacial lakes, how the Remarkables range came to formed and the earthquake that changed the course of the Kawaru River he let those who were tired catch … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Fox Glacier to Wanaka, arguably the most beautiful resort town in NZ

We were collected by the Magic Bus a little before 9:00am and taken down to Lake Matheson which was on my list of must see places in New Zealand. It is also known as Mirror Lake because of the reflections … Continue reading

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Last year a finalist, this year a…

WINNER, hopefully. *wry grin* It’s that time of year again, time for the SA Blog Awards. Some of you may remember that I was a finalist in the Best Overseas South African Blog category with my Rory in China blog. This year … Continue reading

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Day 21 – Nelson to Abel Tasman National Park

It was an early start with the tour bus collecting us at 7:20am from the hostel but this did give us beautiful views across the bay at sunrise as we made our way towards Kaiteriteri where we caught a water … Continue reading

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