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A charmosa Akaroa

Depois de algumas semanas viajando pela Nova Zelândia, e ainda deslumbrados com a beleza natural do país, ainda não tinha tido essa mesma sensação com as cidades e vilas. Isso mudou, com a nossa visita a Akaroa. Conforme nos aproximavamos, a paisagem se transformava, e apenas 75km de Christchurch, onde está situada a península de […]

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Stewart Island

As an indication of how last minute we are planning things around NZ, we had just booked our accommodation in Dunedin, having eliminated Stewart Island, when we decided to check the weather forecast. I know, we should have done this before but I think we were still half asleep and plans should never be made […]

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Milford Sound and Fiorland National Park

Our next step of the journey takes us to the Fiordlands of New Zealand, more specifically the world renowned Milford Sound, to many, the highlight of their visit to the country. We decided, as do most travellers, to base ourselves in the small town of TeAnau. Following the advice of other travellers, we decided to […]

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Queenstown

Eu estava super ansiosa para chegar em Queenstown, não só pelo fato dela ser a capital mundial dos esportes radicais ou por ser conhecida como uma ótima cidade para quem estiver em busca de festa na Nova Zelândia, mas sim, por ter sido a cidade em que minhas grandes amigas escolheram para morar quando resolveram […]

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Skydiving in Wanaka

08:00am – O despertador toca nessa charmosa cidadezinha chamada Wanaka. 08:30am – Todos na mesa para o café da manhã, e ainda com sono, poucas palavras foram ditas enquanto saboreava meu delicioso Special K. 09:30am – Poucas palavras foram ditas? Peraí, como pode nada ser dito a poucas horas de saltarmos da altura de 3.660 […]

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Franz Josef to Wanaka

Time to move on again and, after setting our alarm clock early with the intention leaving as soon as possible, we end up leaving around 11:30am. We have not yet managed to grasp the idea of a quick breakfast and by the time we have the car packed, the hostel is empty. We have noticed […]

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Experience the Fox Glacier Walk

Once again we left another city in NZ with the sense that there is not much going on after dark and that the cities seem to become desolate. On the other hand, we are not really here to see cities and it helps the bank account as there is little to no nightlife. Our next […]

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Westport to Greymouth

We did not find much to keep us in Westport so we decided to hit the road on our relatively short trip to Greymouth. The 101Km could be thought of as a short hop but, the West Coast Highway, is also considered one of the top 10 drives in the world so keep in mind […]

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Christchurch to Westport

Just when you thought that all the decisions had been made, another one looms as we have to decide our route for the following weeks. To be honest, this is not as easy as it seems as, not only do you have to factor in places to visit and distance but also the all-important weather […]

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New Zealand: Decisions, decisions, decisions…

After a great flight and a boring stopover in Auckland, we arrived in Christchurch totally stuffed and a little hungover. What first struck us was the cold, having spent nine months in SEA, we had lost a perception of cold and even of what it was like to wear long trousers. Shivering and disorientated we […]

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