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Before we came to New Zealand, I`d never

 seen so many people walking around barefoot. In the streets, shops, even in class. You do read about Kiwis’ love for jandals (flip-flops), but the barefoot thing was a surprise  talked to strangers as much. From fellow hikers, who say … Continue reading

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South Island trip day3: Mount Cook

This post was going to be called Tramping in Hooker Valley but then we thought better of it. Tramping is what they call hiking in New Zealand. Hooker Valley is a beautiful valley in the heart of the Southern Alps. … Continue reading

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South Island trip day 4: Mount Cook to Christchurch

On the drive back to Christchurch we took a little detour to see the Tasman glacier. This glacier is one of the largest in the South Alps and the longest in New Zealand, although it has been retreating at the … Continue reading

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