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Lessons Learned: 'Murica

USA | Tue, 24 Nov 2015 | By wheresmypants | Views [218]

Well, I never wrote a closing entry to my trip. I suppose in some ways writing this meant I had to face that it was really over! During my last few days in New Zealand, I met some wonderful people, including Mani, who runs Intersex Awareness New Zealand.... Read more >

Tags: art, auckland, museums, new zealand, united states of america, wellington, xenophobia

The act of living, finding meaning, and expressing emotions is art.

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 9 Nov 2015 | By wheresmypants | Views [291]

Saturday was pretty fucking wonderful. I was having one of the best pots of tea in my life, eating breakfast with a perfect view of the waterfront, when my dad sent me a video of Hanson saying hello to me and telling me to visit some hobbits for them.... Read more >

Tags: art, kiwi, new zealand, photography, romance, tea, wellington, zoo

The Welly rites of passage

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 8 Nov 2015 | By wheresmypants | Views [236]

When a person visits Wellington, it seems like the unanimous urging from books, magazines, guides, locals, etc. is, "you Must go to Te Papa!!!" This is a free and very extensive national museum near the water front. So I wandered around trying to ... Read more >

Tags: birth control, botanical gardens, cocktail bars, museum, te papa, waterfront, wellington

One of the most amazing days I've ever had

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 7 Nov 2015 | By wheresmypants | Views [182]

My second day during Wellington's springtime was more like a winter day: cold, shitty, windy, rainy. I spent the morning in bed, not very motivated to leave. Eventually, I piled the contents of my wallet and phone in a waterproof pouch under John's ... Read more >

Tags: new zealand, wellington

Windy welly, will you weddy me? (Part 1)

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 5 Nov 2015 | By wheresmypants | Views [209]

I don't even know where to start. This has truly been one of the most amazing days of my life. But I guess I should start before today, with yesterday, which will be part 1. (Read that last sentence in a Winnie the Pooh voice). I had smooth bus ride ... Read more >

Tags: books, ha noi, libraries, new zealand, wellington

World Cups and Wind in Wellington

USA | Sun, 7 Dec 2014 | By aamato20 | Views [362] | Comments [1]

Today's my last day in New Zealand and it's raining...oh well 7/8 good days is enough for me. Wellington is a lot smaller than I thought it would be, being the capital and all, but most of the fun stuff can be done in a day. Yesterday I went to the ... Read more >

Tags: new zealand, wellington

Ferries, Busses, Kayaks, and Campervans

NEW ZEALAND | Tue, 11 Feb 2014 | By elizabethkfmurphy | Views [337]

I think that moving between islands in New Zealand should be done the classic way, by ferry. We didn't even look in to flights because why not take the ferry? (I'm sure there are many good reasons based on how you are planning your trip, but it worked ... Read more >

Tags: abel tasman, busses, ferry, kayaks, nelson, new zealand, picton, wellington

The King In The North! (What, I'm leaving the north island and reading Game if Thrones)

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 8 Feb 2014 | By elizabethkfmurphy | Views [327]

The north island of New Zealand was a lot more exciting than people give it credit for. Danielle and had some really amazing experiences that you have (hopefully) already read about. From Waitomo, to Hobbiton, Rotorua and Tongariro, it has definitely ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, museum, new zealand, surf highway, wellington

Welly!

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 4 Jul 2013 | By hannahhackett | Views [426]

We started our travels in New Zealand with a visit to Jodee and Rupert in Wellington (for those that don't know, Jodee and I worked together at PwC in Cambridge before she took a secondment to Wellington and never came back!).  We arrived on Sunday ... Read more >

Tags: ferry, moon, museum, views, wellington

Preparing to traverse

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 21 Dec 2011 | By libbylullaby | Views [476]

With the festive season comes the busy season and tomorrow will see us catching the ferry from Wellington to Picton and moving our way down the South Island to Invercargill over two days.  I must admit, I love this time of year. The sun shines ... Read more >

Tags: alexandra, central otago, horowhenua, queenstown, south island, spots, summer, swimming, totaranui, wellington

Wellington, j'adore

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 17 Dec 2011 | By libbylullaby | Views [501]

Well, it's been nearly a year since arriving in the windy capital of New Zealand, Wellington, and it's been a fantastic year at that. There's always something diverse on offer - from cafes, plays, gigs, scenery, events. It's alive with action, vibrancy ... Read more >

Tags: jadore, new zealand, summer, wellington

Oct. 11 - Wine, Quarterfinal Madness, & Mountain Top Panic

NEW ZEALAND | Wed, 12 Oct 2011 | By deepsouthrugby | Views [914]

Oct. 11th - Today we were planning to spend in Okahune, a ski town at the base of Mt Ruapehu, but the weather forecast of rain and gale force winds for tomorrow caused us to unplug the van and head north. We skirted the western shore of Lake Taupo and ... Read more >

Tags: australia, france, martinborough, quarterfinals, rugby world cup, south africa, wales, wellington

Oct. 3 - Horse Racing, Golf, New Friends, & Rugby

NEW ZEALAND | Mon, 3 Oct 2011 | By deepsouthrugby | Views [856]

October 3rd: The Rugby World Cup pool matches are over. The past 2 days we were in Wellington to witness the upset of the tournament (Tonga over France 19-14) on Saturday and New Zealand’s 12 try romp over Canada (79-15) on Sunday. This morning we drove ... Read more >

Tags: martinborough, palmerston north, rugby world cup, shannon, wellington

Sept. 11th - Game Day

UNITED KINGDOM | Mon, 12 Sep 2011 | By deepsouthrugby | Views [400]

Sept. 11th - At noon we eagerly caught the bus from outside the campsite into Wellington and were seated in front of the big screen tv in Molly Malone’s pub 2 hours before Australia v Italy kick-off. 5 Senses of the Day Taste: Beef & Guinness ... Read more >

Tags: springboks, wales, wellington

Sept. 11 - 2 Days in Wellington

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 11 Sep 2011 | By deepsouthrugby | Views [581]

Sept. 11 – Two Days in Wellington In a couple of hours we’ll leave our campsite in Lower Hutt for the 30 minute bus ride into Wellington for a hoped for Welsh victory over the Springboks. Below are our 5 best sensory experiences from the past 2 days ... Read more >

Tags: argentina, england, rugby world cup, south africa, springboks, wellington

Welcome to Wellywood!

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 29 May 2011 | By dancinnadz | Views [418]

I hopped off the ferry in Wellington - the much disputed capital of New Zealand. I didn't have very high expectations for the city as people had told me only to spend 1 or 2 nights there but i was pleasantly surprised at how nice a wee city it was. ... Read more >

Tags: new zealand, north island, wellington

Moving onwards and upwards...

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 14 Apr 2011 | By libbylullaby | Views [569]

Kiā ora folks, Well, this is my first journal entry and no doubt it won’t be my last. Currently living in the beautiful and windy Wellington, I feel I have been shown an untouched treasure, waiting to be discovered (thanks Anna!). It's the ... Read more >

Tags: invercargill, new zealand, wellington

Freedom - Leaving the Diner (to Wellington)

NEW ZEALAND | Thu, 18 Nov 2010 | By locomocean | Views [640]

Diner to Taupo: It was 30th October 2010.   We had finally left the Diner, a day later than planned, with the car packed to the roof; we halted at the exit and filmed this momentous occasion – at the very point in time we had envisaged for so ... Read more >

Tags: taupo, victoria park, wanganui, wellington, wind turbine

Devia ser primavera / It was suppose to be Spring

NEW ZEALAND | Sat, 10 Oct 2009 | By clfreitas | Views [693] | Comments [2]

A primavera por aqui comecou no inicio de Setembro. Tivemos dias bonitos e sol forte (para a epoca!). Mas ai, na ultima semana do mes, o tempo virou. Vento, frio e chuva. E no primeiro fim de semana de outubro, a maior nevasca dos ultimso 25 anos na ... Read more >

Tags: weather, wellington

Rapidinha de Domingo / Sunday's Quickie

NEW ZEALAND | Sun, 4 Oct 2009 | By clfreitas | Views [516]

Essa eu nao podia deixar passar em  branco. As 15:00h deste domingo teve granizo e um punhado de neve cainho em Wellington! Pelo menos nos bairros mais altos, como Thorndon. Tudo bem, nao durou nem cinco minutos mas ja estamos um mes na primavera oficial ... Read more >

Tags: weather, wellington

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