South Island

I did the ferry crossing to the South Island today. WOW I must have shot almost an entire memory card of photos just in the Queen Charolette Sound on the way in. It must be what an Alaskan cruise is like. Once again, I’m at a computer terminal at a campsite. I can’t get my …

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Kiwi Update

I’m in Whangerei, NZ right now at a McDonalds/Internet cafe. I drove from Routura to Whangerei today via the Tongarori National Park (aka Mount Doom if you saw the Lord of the Rings Movies). I’ll be in Wellington tommorow and hopefully take the ferry to the south island. Absolutely beautiful landscape. Amazing. You will love …

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To the Bush!

I spent yesterday doing nothing. I saw Spiderman 3, purchased some random camera gear, got new razor blades, bought a new book to read, and had some sushi. In about three hours I’ll be picking up my campervan which will be my home/vehicle for the next two weeks. My first stop will be Rotorua, which …

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Auckland Ahoy!

I’m safe in Auckland. It’s dark and I’m tired, but so far I like the city. It reminds me of Toronto. I’m going to spend all day here tomorrow cleaning my clothes, getting my hair cut, and figuring out my schedule for the next two weeks. It rained all day on Rarotonga….until I borded the …

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New Zealand Help

It appears that I’ll be staying here till next Wednesday, then leaving for New Zealand for two weeks. While I planned on visiting New Zealand, I didn’t plan on visiting this soon. As it turns out, this will probably work out for the best as I won’t need to make a return trip to New …

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Change of plans

I think I’m going to go to New Zealand next. I think that Fiji is turning out the be the real hub of the Pacific and most of the places I want to go to in the Pacific seem to fly in and out of Fiji. However, to get from Rarotonga to Fiji, I have …

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