Monthly Archives: November 2009

Down under – part 3

We left Queenstown and stayed overnight in Cardrona, between Queenstown and Wanaka. The following morning saw a short drive to Lake Wanaka followed by a trip to Stuart Landsborough’s Puzzling World. Not a huge place, but pretty interesting – particularly … Continue reading

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Down under – part 2

After leaving Australia, we arrived in Christchurch, on New Zealand’s south island, on Saturday, 14th November. It was a late night arrival, so we checked straight into our airport hotel, which was right next door to NZ’s Antarctic Centre, where … Continue reading

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Down Under – Part 1

Arrived in Perth (the most remote city in the world) on Thursday 5th November to 30 degree + heat and a ten-year-old suffering from sever jet-lag. The kids were too excited to sleep on the Tuesday evening before we flew, … Continue reading

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The other side of the world…

…is where I’m at. Flew last Wednesday from London to Perth, Australia, via Singapore. Then Sunday from Perth to Brisbane. And on Saturday we’ll fly from Brisbane to New Zealand, where we’ll have four weeks of touring (by car – … Continue reading

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