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New Zealand - Part 3

Sunrise from the balcony

Can things get any better?! The things I've seen in the last two days have been amazing!

I was the only one to get up early on Saturday for the sunrise. I decided to stay on the balcony for it, but still it was great - got lots of good photos.

We then headed out to Mt. Cook. It's a really nice place out in the middle of nowhere (seemingly) but houses the two highest mountains in NZ.

The Hermitage, Mt. Cook

Apart from snapping photos, we also visited the gift shop, had a nice lunch, then drove out to the Tasman valley to hike up to a lookout overlooking the Tasman glacier. It was a huge, tiring walk but with a...

New Zealand - Part 2

Our first snow sighting

It's been a busy two days since my last post; here's why...

Yesterday we explored the town/city of Christchurch. It was very cold, but beautiful! We went down to the river, took lots of photos and had lunch at Subway :) We looked around the Christchurch Cathedral, used an ATM to take out some NZ money, then went to Woolworths to stock up on food and Easter eggs.

Christchurch Cathedral

Today we packed up and left Christchurch, travelling south-ish towards Lake Tekapo. However, part-way along the highway there was an accident so we took a 'detour' west towards to mountains. We got some great shots of the...

New Zealand - Part 1

Leaving Coffs Harbour

Well, I've officially travelled overseas for the first time! I'm posting this from a motel in Christchurch on a very cold, rainy morning.

We flew out from Coffs Harbour yesterday morning on a (very) small plane to Sydney. For most of us, it was our first time flying (that we remember) and was amazing! Looking out over the clouds, seeing all the tiny cars and houses... Spectacular!

Arriving at Sydney, we collected our baggage and made our way, via bus, to the international terminal. We checked in our bags again, then spent time looking around what we thought was a not-very-big airport......

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