Month: February 2014

NZ 2014 Day 4

Our scheduled departure time this morning was 8:30 am but we beat that by a few minutes after a typically relaxed breakfast. Rather than revisit the winding road to Havelock on our way to Nelson […]
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NZ 2014 Day 3

Our planned excursion today required us to be in Havelock, just 35 km to the west but an hour of travel on a winding road along the coast, by 9:00 am to catch the Pelorus […]
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NZ 2014 Day 2

Most of the group retired early to catch up on lost sleep but I processed some photos until almost 11:30 pm and still managed more than 7 hours in bed before beating the alarm that […]
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NZ 2014 Day 1

Arrival in Christchurch was on time and without incident. We disembarked, cleared immigration without problems, found our baggage despite the expensive electronic signs on the carousels having no indication of flights, and cleared customs with […]
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NZ 2014 Day 0

Day 0 because by the time we reach Christchurch we will have been travelling, and waiting, 12 hours and will not actually arrive there today. ETA is 12:30 am Sunday. Some thought it a bit […]
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NZ 2014 Day -1

Our bags are (almost) packed in readiness for our departure tomorrow. This time tomorrow we should be waiting for our flight from Brisbane to Christchurch NZ. We are travelling with good friends, four other couples […]
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