Monthly Archives: November 2008

Flickr Updated

Our Flickr page is updated with photos through our Thanksgiving Day feast. Nelson Lakes and beyond Pancake Rocks Franz Josef Glacier Haast Pass Thanksgiving/Wanaka Don’t worry, these are just our favorite photos from these areas, not all 400+ photos we … Continue reading

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We have had people ask who is the voice behind the blog. Is it Erin? Is it John? The answer is both. We write all of our blogs together. Which might explain the confusion of some of the text. Usually … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Day

While our family and friends were eating turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, pecan & pumpkin pies, and more turkey, we were eating pork ribs, kumara, black cherry chicken, and banoffee pie. Turkey is very difficult to come by … Continue reading

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The West Coast

We have seen much in the last few days. Our last day in Nelson (where we rested after the Abel Tasman Walk) was spent taking in a movie, In Bruges (really good and really bad, all in the same movie) … Continue reading

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It’s a tradition!

As we are traveling, we have realized the importance of familiarity. Because we are moving around so much, it’s comforting to have at least a few things that you can count on to be the same on most days. One … Continue reading

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We are finally getting our Flickr pictures somewhat organized.  If you want to check out some more pictures here are links to each set.  Sorry there will be some repeats from the Blog. Flickr Sets Abel Tasman Coastal Track Queen … Continue reading

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Indecision is the Key to Flexibility

Ed Hatch, Erin’s dad, coined this phrase, “Indecision is the key to flexibility.” This has come to mind in our travels around New Zealand as we haven’t booked much in advance and have really just flown by the seat of … Continue reading

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