Monthly Archives: May 2009

Na-Pier One.

Alas, the photographer was too tipsy to do his job last night, so you’ll have to take my words for it. We walked into the Waterfront Lodge & Backpackers after ten pm. a few nights ago, and were ecstatic to … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Wellington

I’m writing you tonight from the comfortable lounge at our new hostel in Napier. However, before I move into that, I MUST tell you about our final day and a half in Wellington. On Thursday, Nick (one of our hosts) … Continue reading

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Wellington and the US Embassy

Our first couch surf has been a resounding success. Nick and Kat (our hosts) have been very generous and kind to us. They have a partially-made basement area with a nice big bed (with lots of blankets) and a little … Continue reading

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Itenerary Update

We’ve made a decision regarding our stay in NZ. Looking at our budget, if we stay as long as we anticipated we’ll be over budget. Not only that, but we’re not going to be able to enjoy the South Island … Continue reading

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Update for the sake of update

Not a lot has happened in the last few days, but it’s been a while since we updated, so here goes my attempt at bringing you up to speed. As you may know, we found a FANTASTIC weekly rate at … Continue reading

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Long Walks and Helicopter Rides

What an exhilarating few days! Wednesday we decided to go for a walk. We started along the lake walkway when we decided to walk to nearby Mt. Tauhara. According to the city map, it shouldn’t be that far of a … Continue reading

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Centennial

((This is our 100th post!)) Updates from Taupo – quick bites 1. Weekly Rates RULE. We are at a slightly rundown, but friendly, backpacker called Go Global. It’s about a block from the lake, which incidentally is the largest lake … Continue reading

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