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Trout Fishing at Taupo – South Island, New Zealand
Trout Fishing at Taupo – South Island, New Zealand Allan Taylor offers techniques, advice and other i
Nevis
Nevis Who or what is a Nevis? The Nevis is all of your f
Pursuit of the Endless Summer #7
Adrenalin Activities Seven adrenalin activities near Queenstown, listed in order of increasing adrenalin rush: 1. Shotover jet boat, white water rafting, & helicopter triple combo package Shotover Jet Boat Unfortunately, high winds cancelled the helicopter portion, so instead we took an adventurous bus ride through Skipper’s Canyon. This old miners road was so treacherous that […]
Pursuit of the Endless Summer #6
Milford Sound Kayaking Milford Sound An early morning kayak was a beautiful way to experience the Milford fiord. We were fortunate to see dolphins, seals, and rainbows. To give perspective on how large this area is, the boat in the background of the photo below was a huge cruise ship. On our second day in […]
Taking a Bite Down Under – New Zealand
Wasps. Waving arms. Falling apples. Swearing. Pat-
Chasing Horizons #37: Canterbury, Christchurch and the Crusaders – New Zealand
Chasing Horizons #37: Canterbury, Christchurch and the Crusaders – New Zealand It was time to explore the Land of the Long White Cloud that is New Zealand. Phil began in Christchurch and headed south.
PlanetRovers – New Zealand
New Zealand’s South IslandUpdated November 16th, 2000 Our South Island adventure began as we drove aboard the ferry that would take us across the Cook Strait and through the Queen Charlotte Sound, before docking in Picton, the South Island’s port city. We had heard from several people that the crossing can be rough and test […]
Love & Loneliness in Auckland (2 of 2)
By now it was late afternoon. Darkness was descending on the grey skies of Auckland, and having had no breakfast or no dinner the previous night I was entering advanced stages of starvation. I couldn’t leave the room though, not without him; I had to see what was going to happen. It was then that […]
Love & Loneliness in Auckland (1 of 2)
On the road alone, Aoife Hegarty meets up with a f
Sea Lion Tamer
An attempt to view seals in their native New Zeala