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Waitangi to Auckland

February 15, 20120 Comments

Waitangi We’re glad we made it to Waitangi and saved our ‘Maori cultural experience’ until the end.  This post rounds off our New Zealand trip with our visit to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, a drive down the Western Northland coast (I liked writing that compass phrase, not sure why) and then a few days in […]

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Alice and Uluru

January 13, 20121 Comment

I would love to give you a few paragraphs extolling the excitement and things of interest to see and do in Alice Springs. However, we didn’t really get to do any of them, as with most visitors we used this as a base to discover Australia’s Red Centre, what we learned is it’s no longer […]

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Australia: Mwah Mwha Melbourne

December 14, 20115 Comments

Melbourne by Night, or is it Day ? It has been three days since we arrived in Melbourne (it is now the evening of Wednesday 14th as I write this).   I am afraid we are having a right old battle with Jetlag.  I have yet to manage to keep awake beyond 8pm in the evening local […]

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Flying to Australia: Time Travel

December 11, 20110 Comments

Flying to Australia has provided us with two very very very very long days, with lots of waiting around. We managed on the whole to entertain ourselves and get through it, but it is not something you would want to do every week. I am glad we are taking our time getting back home and not […]

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Emotions, excitement and a mysterious travel companion

December 8, 20110 Comments

Emotions are a funny old thing aren’t they. You can try and keep them all packaged up in a nice little box on a shelf but eventually they prise open the lid and jump out and begin to scratch away at your calm controlled exterior until the wounds are visible for all to see. The […]

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