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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 25 – Frans Josef to Fox Glacier

I anxiously pulled aside the curtain to check the weather and was pleasantly surprised that the rain had stopped, in fact it looked as though it was clearing. I was eager to get on the Magic Bus and move on … 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 9 – Paihia to Auckland

Not an adventure filled day like the last few just more beautiful scenery as we made our way back south to Auckland via the West Coast with our new Magic Bus driver Mangu. First stop was Opononi, known as the … Continue reading

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A shaky start in Christchurch

We have family friends in Christchurch who kindly offered for me to stay with them before embarking on my journey. I spent 5 days with them which gave me time to recover from my jet lag (4 hours ahead of … Continue reading

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A dream come true

Finally, my dream of visiting New Zealand comes true. After seeing photos of New Zealand in National Geographic Magazines while growing up it became a country that I wanted to visit, take my own photos of the postcard landscapes and see … Continue reading

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