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Tag Archive: Ferry

Big City Blues

When most people think of Australia, they think of Sydney. Despite our travels so far, we hadn’t made it to the biggest city and capital of New South Wales. As luck would have… Continue reading

On Island in the Sun (Matiu / Somes Island)

It was supposed to rain for her whole visit, but we decided that wasn’t going stop us. Sneakers, cool weather gear, a long rain jacket and an umbrella later, we were off. Andrew… Continue reading

Elephants and Monkeys

Hi all! Sorry for the long delay. For the past couple of months I’ve been wading through the good, the bad and the ugly. The good, Andrew and I spent 8 days in… Continue reading

The Anchor

Over halfway through our south island adventure, Andrew and I found ourselves driving in the rain to catch a ferry to Stewart Island. Located 30 km south of the south island, Maori legend… Continue reading

Russell

So my brother’s name is Russell and there is a town in the Bay of Islands called Russell.  And, in the  Lonely Planet guide book, in reference to Russell it is written: “Once known… Continue reading

Rangitoto

Rangitoto is a volcanic island just 25 minutes by boat from Auckland City. It is also the youngest and largest volcano in the Auckland Region. If you read about our Coast to Coast… Continue reading

Waiheke Island

This Saturday Andrew and I spent my birthday on Waiheke, an island about a half hour from Auckland. Having spent a week in Auckland City, I wanted to see some of the ‘real’… Continue reading