Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/forge/alisttoolong.com/wp-content/plugins/custom-css-editor/bootstrap/pluginClass.php on line 132
New Zealand – A List Too Long
Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/forge/alisttoolong.com/wp-content/plugins/custom-css-editor/bootstrap/pluginClass.php on line 183

Browsed by
Category: New Zealand

T+147: Meri Kirihimete!

T+147: Meri Kirihimete!

Christmas day was lovely. Not much to say about it, so here’s some pictures (though I will say that having a BBQ on Christmas day was pretty weird!) – Wellington We spent a fair bit of time indoors here – its called windy Wellington for a reason! We went to the Te Papa museum which had a Gallipoli memorial section. They had these large sculptures of some people who had fought there which were done by Weta Workshop – the same people who…

Read More Read More

T+142: I think I’m quite ready for another adventure

T+142: I think I’m quite ready for another adventure

So as you can see from the last blog, Duncan and I arrived in style to Christchurch. My aunt Theresa and cousin Paige arrived at the airport to find Duncan and I sitting on the floor, bags unpacked and everything covered in wine…. bit of a shame as it was a gorgeous bottle. However the best bit about the whole situation was our conversation with our airline. Duncan: Your baggage crew broke our bottle, the bag had a fragile sticker…

Read More Read More

T+136: 2000 miles later

T+136: 2000 miles later

So after 2214 miles we’re finally saying goodbye to our Spaceship and heading to the north island. Its been fun, so heres what we’ve been up to for the second half of our journey around the South Island. . Franz Josef So after leaving the over crowded campsite we made our way to Franz Josef town itself. Had to leave early (we got caught out in Milford Sound so didn’t fancy missing this, especially with the cost of it), so…

Read More Read More

T+118: Wales on Steroids

T+118: Wales on Steroids

Firstly, on behalf of all tourists I would like to apologies to the local kiwis – we aren’t all this bad at driving. I have had people go 40 KPH in 100 KPH zones, people park on bends, and people swerving off the road and straight back on without looking countless times. If I am getting this frustrated I do truly feel for the locals.   Christchurch After our ‘luxury’ flight from Sydney (we flew Virgin when normally flying Jetstar) we…

Read More Read More