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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 26 – Fox Glacier like you’ve never seen it before!

With nothing planned today it was an opportunity to sleep in but I got up at 8:00am for free oats porridge. It had rained most of the night and was still raining outside which is not unusual here as they … Continue reading

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Day 20 – Nelson

I awoke to glorious sunshine in Nelson, New Zealand’s sunshine capital. Over the free breakfast in the Paradiso kitchen, Karin and I planned out the day ahead. First up we walked into town to check out the Saturday morning market … Continue reading

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Day 8 – Russell

With nothing planned I took the opportunity to sleep in a little before heading down to the jetty and catching the ferry, that runs every half an hour, across to Russell. It was the first permanent European settlement and port … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Kaikoura to Picton to Wellington

Today we had a leisurely start with the bus only collecting us from the hostel at 8:40am but before we got comfortable on the bus we made a quick stop just outside Kaikoura at Ohau Point, home to a seal … Continue reading

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