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21/4/2019 Talk about rain! The very first day I landed on Waiheke Island I was greeted by a torrential downpour that lasted all day. The island, with its subtropical climate, is prone to a deluge like this though, from time to time. I flew from Wellington to Auckland and there was a very good connection… Read more »

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14/4/2019 On my journey north from Christchurch to Wellington, I stayed a night in Kaikoura and a night in Picton. Kaikoura is a lovely little town on the east coast about 3 hours drive from Christchurch. In Māori, Kai means food and Koura means crayfish and there is no better place to eat crayfish than… Read more »

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10/4/2019 This was my fifth visit to Christchurch. It has been very interesting to see how the city has changed over the years, especially after the 2011 earthquake. I love coming back here to see what buildings have been renovated or are still being restored and what changes or improvements there are in different suburbs,… Read more »

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5/4/2018 I have a thing for stars. I mean those beautiful, bright, twinkly things that look like diamonds in the night sky. I was spellbound by the beauty of the Milky Way from the very first time I saw it in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand and have been ever since. When I lived there I… Read more »

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8/2/2018 In September 2017 I took a trip to Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic. Here are more highlights of this trip. BOAT TRIP TO THE ELAPHITE ISLANDS Destinations like Plitvice Lakes National Park, in central Croatia, Medjugorje in Bosnia Herzegovina, and Montenegro on the Southern Dalmatian coast,  can all be visited on full day… Read more »