Monthly Archives: December 2008

Arriving in Bangkok

After 12 hours of being pampered on Thai Air, we have arrived in Bangkok. The flight went by very quickly as we were entertained by many movie options from “Casbalanca” to “Ghost Town” to a Thai movie about a tug … Continue reading

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New Zealand Top Fives

This is a summary of our top five New Zealand favorites for a variety of categories. Again, this post is probably more for us and our memory of the favorite things we did, ate, and saw, but if you are … Continue reading

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Losing Weight

We have been hauling quite a bit of gear around in order to make our NZ tramping dreams possible. Those have now been fulfilled and we are leaving New Zealand and entering a non-tramping (at least not long backpacking trip types) … Continue reading

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What Are We Eating?

 This post is more for our memory of the food we ate on this leg of our journey, but we thought some of you might be interested in seeing our uninteresting diet (Aaron Taylor, you said you liked the food … Continue reading

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Campervans

New Zealand has their own terminology for what we, at home, would call RVs or trailers–they call the larger ones caravans and the smaller ones campervans. The closest thing we have is the VW Eurovan or the classic VW sleeper vans. We actually … Continue reading

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New Zealand in about a minute

If you wonder what been up to for the last two months here is our journey summed up in about a minute.

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Mueller…Mueller…

We hope you aren’t getting too tired of hearing about all our backpacking. We have one more hike we have to share about it. This one takes the cake of all of the hikes we have done and places we … Continue reading

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