Category Archives: New Zealand

Fun with Lollies

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Sorting through our favorites

We finally have had some time to sort through more than a thousand photo’s from Fiji and New Zealand.  We know it is hard to look at all of the photo’s we put up so we were able to narrow … 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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The Routeburn Track

We originally booked the Routeburn Track for December 2-4 and had been pushing it off ever since waitingfor a break in the weather. That break had finally come and we found ourselves starting the track on December 10. The Routeburn … Continue reading

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The Kepler Track

We didn’t realize it at the time, but later learned that Saturday was the best day of the season, so far, on the Kepler Track. The Kepler is one of three Great Walks in the Fiordlands and considered by some … Continue reading

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