Monthly Archives: May 2009

Rotorua

Rotorua is predominantly a tourist town, predicated on its impressive thermal areas and lovely lake, which serves as a national wildlife reserve. New Zealand has so far proven more expensive than expected, but the last day or so has underlined… … Continue reading

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Rotorua and etc.

Today was a good day. We got up after a wonderful night of uninterrupted sleep (private room in this hostel, and it’s not freezing, and we have blankets!) and had breakfast. Apple + Granola Bar each. We set out this … Continue reading

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Kiwiland

Ahoy! I’m sitting in the internet cafe area of our hostel at the moment. We’re in Rotorua, NZ. It’s a little over an hour from where we berthed. But that’s the end of the story. Let’s start a little earlier. … Continue reading

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Freighter Ship Update – Final (Indi)

(This is quite lengthy, but as this part of our journey is over, we wanted to share what we had. Thanks!) Day 3 – Friday, 5/1 The only reason I know what day it is is because the Chef’s menu … Continue reading

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Freighter Ship Update – Final

Monday, May 11th We’ve accellerated to full speed in preparation for our temporal displacement tonight. They are now estimating we’ll be in NZ by Thursday evening. Last night we had a ship-wide BBQ. It was originally planned for Saturday, but … Continue reading

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Freighter Ship Update – Part Two

Hello there! Once again, I have hijacked the Captain’s E-Mail to bring you this important update! We’re still three days or so out from NZ; still won’t have access to my personal e-mail or anything of that sort till then. … Continue reading

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Freighter Ship Update – Part Two (Indi)

Yep, me again. Indi’s blog version of part of the trip follows. Day 2 – Thursday, 4/30 We received a courtesy call at 5am from the Captain, advising us we were preparing to depart and were welcome on the bridge. … Continue reading

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