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Travel Journals: Takaka, New Zealand

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New Zealand South Island

Well, we have hit the South Island with a bang, meeting the coldest June reported in 50 odd years! Yes, freezing! Just in time for all the Winter Festivals so perfect! I must say that the jet lag was pretty bad on arrival here. We booked ourselve...

Member: Julie
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Goodbye Edinburgh, Hello World

Well, apparently our time is nearly up and we're having to return to dear old Blighty very soon. Life's a beach, isn't it? Well it has been for us recently, anyway. We've been in Thailand for around two months now. It's the kind of place where nothi...

Member: FisherTours and BoothTravel
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New Zealand

Our first Christmas in the southern hemisphere for all of us except Rich so we were expecting a blazing sunny day and to head into the lake. Well it was warm and after dinner Rich and I raced into the lake but more fuelled by the alcohol than the blazi...

Member: Claire and Paul
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New Zealand 2006

27 March I got to Dunedin and lunchtime and met Phil by the train station. He is the eldest of my NZ cousins. He showed me around Dunedin and then dropped my stuff off at his home. I had a great day around the city, shopping and looking at the Scottis...

Member: alexandra
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Around the world...

Arriving in Dalat was a bit odd as it is right up in the Highlands and is about 10 degrees cooler than we have been used to. We had a great couple of days there. The town is pretty quiet but there are some great waterfalls and lakes in the area around ...

Member: Sarah and Ricky
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Australasia and South East Asia... a continuation on a toilet theme

Homogenity very much defines shopping in Thailand, and the floating market outside Bangkok was no exception. Repetitive photo album designs, countless fake Rolex's and wood-rounded candlestick holders abound, I must've seen them all in at least 50 di...

Member: Sam
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The Pacific, NZ and a tiny bit of Oz

Dunedin is a nice but fairly quiet town. We found the world's steepest street - Badwin st and drove to the top and held our breath on the steep descent! Then we drove out to the Otago peninsula and visited Larnach Castle - New Zealand's only castle. ...

Member: Chris and Aine
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