Posts tagged with new zealand
24 November 2010 - Things I Wouldn’t Want To Be Swept Away By #15
When visiting New Zealand earlier this year, I climbed Mt Ruapehu – well, some of it anyway. At the time, I marvelled at the sternly worded warning signs like: “Did you know? Volcanic mud travels down gullies” and “Do you know what to do when the siren sounds?” After watching this (from 2007), I can […]
15 March 2010 - pretty pictures
Last night I finally finished uploading my many, many photos from New Zealand to my gallery, and a small selection to Facebook. Here are a few tasters, either click on the image or click “gallery” up the top to view them all (edit: you need to register to see any pictures of people such as […]
13 March 2010 - back home!
Back in Sydney tonight. It’s very hot and humid compared to Queenstown! Here is a picture! I’ll upload all my photos tomorrow, most likely.
7 March 2010 - new zealand’s stupid right-hand-turn rule
Update (Mar 12): Sanity prevails! New Zealand’s right hand turn rule changes to align with the rest of the western world on March 25th at 5am. See here: http://www.nzta.govt.nz/traffic/around-nz/road-user-rule.html. I leave this post as a testament to how silly this rule was. I mentioned a couple of posts back that I have a compulsion to […]
6 March 2010 - slowin’ it down
Abel Tasman National Park was characterised by what seems to be our usual New Zealand weather pattern – grey, possibly a bit rainy and cold in the morning followed by beautiful blueness to finish off the day. Strange, since it looked so nice when we woke. Never mind. After about an 8 hour drive down […]
3 March 2010 - so long, north island! oh hi south island.
Gee, I’ve been a bit slack with this haven’t I? I guess we’ve been a little bit too busy really. Since I last posted, we’ve been from Taupo to Tongariro National Park and then down to Wellington where we spent three days. We’ve crossed the Cook Straight on the Interislander and have now arrived in […]