The Best Of New Zealand’s North Island

After a long journey around the South Island of New Zealand the ferry towards the North waited for us. In about three weeks time I would discover everything the island had to give us. Little did I know how different the North would be from the South. Eventually I liked the South much better, but if you have the chance to travel both islands, do it. It has some sweet ass places to explore!

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The Best Of New Zealand’s South Island

After travelling New Zealand for a full three months I really have the feeling I have seen the country. It has been an amazing journey, travelling across both the South and North Island. I explored most parts in a van and met many amazing people from all over the world. It has been an amazing experience, living through new adventures every day. Yet, a few locations in New Zealand took a special place in my heart. I made a photo gallery from these places, places that made me feel the happiest and places that are thát stunning, I could never ever forget them. These places where especially on the South Island.

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Travel Stories #14 – There And Back Again

It occured to me that I didn’t have all the time in the world anymore for travelling around New Zealand. At the moment I still took my time for everything and sometimes just did nothing for a day when the weather sucked. Unfortunately, I realised that my visum would expire within two weeks and that my New Zealand adventure would soon come to an end. I started to plan a bit more that I used to do and quickly concluded that I had to move on faster if I wantd to finish my ‘To-See-And-Do’-list. So much to see, so little time!

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Travel Stories #13 – Cats and Dogs

Unfortunately the weather starts to get worse and worse, Autumn obviously arrived. Now, I must say, I have been very lucky so far, weather-wise. I almost saw the sun every day since I left, so there had to be a moment that things got less pleasant. But it makes some things a bit less fun to do, or you keep changing plans untill the weather clears up. Even so, our kayak plans for Abel Tasman National Park fell through.
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Felton Road Winery – Beautiful wines from a beautiful winery

Before my trip along New Zealand’s west coast took off, I visited the Felton Road Winery for a tour and tasting. As soon as I arrived at the winery I noticed how beautiful this winery is! Green vines mixed with purple flourishing lavender, finished with blue skies and sunshine gave a smil on my face already. And by then, I didn’t even know how beautiful their brand new tasting room was yet.

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