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A Day Trip to Milford Sound

There is a good reason why Fiordland National Park is a must see destination for anyone travelling to New Zealand. The mountains soar all around you, the lakes and forests are pristine and so beautiful, and the road trip itself … Continue reading

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The Routeburn Track – day 2

All night I could hear the rain falling on the roof of the hut. The second day was going to be wet! We awoke to a steady fall, at least it was dead still with not a breeze to be … Continue reading

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The Routeburn Track – day 1

So after relaxing for a full day in Queenstown it was time to begin the hike that was the whole point of coming to NZ in the first place! I had decided on the Routeburn Track as it sounded like … Continue reading

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How to fall in love with a place….

When I first had booked my ticket to Queenstown and saw that my flight landed at 8pm I presumed I would be just taking a taxi/shuttle straight to my hotel as it would be dark (in Perth the sun sets … Continue reading

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Flying Into Paradise

Back in September a planned week long hike on the Cape to Cape Track in south west Australia fell through, leaving me wih nowhere to go, and quite honestly, a wee bit depressed! Mr R could sense my disappointment, and … Continue reading

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Croatian Adventure, part 8 – Split

After 18 days of exploring the Balkans it was time to head back to our first port of call, the lovely city of Split. This time we came back 2 days early to make sure we had time to explore … Continue reading

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Croatian Adventure, part 7 – Plitvice Lakes

After collecting our hire car from central Zagreb it was time to head south towards Croatia’s most famed national park, the Plitvice Lakes. I was sweating it a bit driving out of a busy city on a busy weekday morning, … Continue reading

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