New Zealand was something of an impulse addition to our route, but I’m so, SO glad we did it. I don’t think it would be an exaggeration to say I…

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New Zealand

After a brilliant visit to Hobbiton, we started to make our way up to Auckland, where we’d be leaving New Zealand behind. Our first stop was Raglan, followed by the…

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New Zealand

Throughout our trip in New Zealand there was always a faint guilty feeling at the back of my mind. Whenever I stood, marvelling at another fabulous bit of scenery already…

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New Zealand

New Zealand

New Zealand

As if jumping out of a plane wasn’t enough, we also decided to do some white water rafting in Queenstown with Queenstown Rafting. This was something of a last minute…

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Every few years, Craig likes to spice up our relationship by attempting to assassinate me. For my 21st birthday, he “thoughtfully” arranged for me to swim in a tank full…

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Our Milford Sound cruise took us to one of New Zealand’s best known areas of outstanding natural beauty. Which, on an island chock-full of outstanding natural beauty, takes some doing.…

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