Grand Canyon – a view that knows no boundaries

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We met quite a few people during our trip who had been to Grand Canyon and when I asked them about it, they would all stop for a slight moment, get a distant mystical glimmer in their eyes and say: … Continue reading

From desert to snow storm in 24 hours

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We set off from a sunny LA on Sunday April 7th just before midday, with our eyes and Google Maps App set on Williams, Arizona, to then go on to Grand Canyon. We stopped off for a quick toilet break … Continue reading

Welcome to America

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We left Fiji on April 4th, after our flight took off 3 hours late, also known as “Fiji Time”. When we arrived at LAX we spent 2 hours + waiting in a queue for immigrations. There was a shift change … Continue reading

Fiji – a little piece of paradise

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Most people who have been to Fiji will tell you that you should get out of Nadi as soon as you can, even off the main island as soon as possible. But as we only had a few days in … Continue reading

Saying good bye is always hard – Saying good bye to NZ is even harder

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For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to go to New Zealand and travel around the two islands. So I was really looking forward to fulfilling my dream of exploring this beautiful country. Mat visited New … Continue reading

Waiotapu – Sacred Waters

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Waiotapu means sacred waters in Maori and a visit to Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland explains why. Located pretty much in the middle of the Taupo Volcanic area, Wai-O-Tapu is New Zealand’s most extensive active geothermal area, covering 18 square km. It … Continue reading

Walking on the moon & swimming in hot springs

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It turns out you don’t have to travel out to space to walk on the moon, you just have to go to Taupo. Well sort of… We arrived to Taupo around midday, after a brief stop at Turangi, but the … Continue reading

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

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Tongariro National Park is not only the oldest national park in New Zealand, it is also a World Heritage Site and the home to Mordor and to top it all off it is still an active volcanic area. Due to … Continue reading

Coffee at 2010m ASL

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On our way to Whakapapa Village, we drove up to Skotel Alpine Resort, a ski resort on Mt. Ruapehu, one of the worlds largest active volcanos! During the summer months parts of the resort stays open and keep the chair … Continue reading

Off the beaten track

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We arrived to Wellington and decided to spend the day walking around town to check out some more places, but mostly because we were suffering from meat with-drawls. With meat in general being so expensive in the supermarkets in New … Continue reading