Sydney, Australia

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On a warm summer day in December coming from Auckland we arrive in Sydney and check into our apartment. From the 62nd floor we have an incredible view of Darling Harbour with its many restaurants and pubs, which is just a few minutes walk away. Our apartment is in a prime position to view the weekly fireworks. Watching the explosions far below us … Read More

Farewell to Middle-Earth

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Now that we know New Zealands worst campground, we make our way to the Picton ferry terminal. The trip to Wellington is a little more than three hours, the first hour takes us through the sheltered fjords of Queen Charlotte Sound. We are glad that the strong winds of the last days have  gradually subsided since yesterday. Cook Strait is … Read More

Pulled the plug in time?

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The weather forecast for the southern part of NZs South Island is pretty bad. Stormy winds and heavy rainfalls for several days. Too bad, we particularly wanted to get to know this part of New Zealand better, but in this weather that wouldn’t be fun. Spontaneously, we depart after breakfast. We pass by Lake Tekapo again, this time coming from … Read More

Of Stones and Birds

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It was the day before yesterday when we finally moved into the place which is supposed to be our home for the next six months. Three weeks ago, first thing after I had signed the lease was to order what should be the fastest internet connection available in Australia and the installation was announced for today. The heritage listed building … Read More

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