Stray Travel. It has taken me through the misty rain in Blenheim and Nelson to Abel Tasman National Park. Our bus named Anna has taken us to a wine tasting at Bouldevines vineyard which got worse with each thimble of wine we drank. It has introduced me to Erin (Scotland) and Emma, Sarah, Anna (the… Click to keep reading!
I finally arrived in Wellington, the first real stop on my vacation. It was an uncomfortable 7.15 am yesterday that I started trudging around the Courteny district. An hour later and four blocks in the wrong direction I finally found the Cambridge Hotel. It’s a cute place, supposedly with some history, but the best part… Click to keep reading!
Today was Waitangi Day, and I decided to stay in the Bay of Islands for this event since Waitangi is in the next bay from Paihia. It was quite a show. People poured in and there were food stalls and cheap vendors everywhere. Bronson and I started off inside the treaty grounds, walking through the… Click to keep reading!
The US always seemed like the center of the world, but we are one of the few antiquated places still using the empirical system. I went for a jog the other day and ended up going roughly 11km or 5 miles. All I could think about is how long each kilometer felt. We grow up… Click to keep reading!
I’ve been traveling or 4 months now, which is ironic to call it traveling at all as I’ve spent all but two weeks of that time in Paihia. Today, I found myself pulling out my sewing kit to repair another item that had been a victim to life in New Zealand. The sewing kit I… Click to keep reading!