Some two and a half hours ago, I returned to Vienna. Now is the time to look back on my past eight weeks in New Zealand. Continue reading There and Back Again
Unfortunately, my stay in New Zealand is now coming to an end. Continue reading Also this time it has to end …
I spent the last four days of my stay in New Zealand on Great Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf (to the east of Auckland). There, I mainly spent my time hiking – what else? Continue reading Woody Great Barrier
As in my last trip, I went to Waitomo just before the end of my trip for some caving. Continue reading The "Black Abyss"
After "praticing" yesterday (with lunching twice), I went to see Hobbiton today. Continue reading I am a Hobbit
Rotorua has not changes much since my last visit in November 2008: It is still full of tourists, it still smells of sulphur (in some places), and in the area around there is still a lot of vulcanic activity. Continue reading Fizz, Bubble, Steam, Stink (again)!
In the past three days, I explored the Whanganui River between Whakahoro and Pipiriki by canoe. As there are no roads between these two points, it was a true wilderness experience. Continue reading Whanganui River by Canoe
Today, I decided to use some other means of transport than usual: I biked the Old Coach Road, which was the link between the Northern and Southern rail branches (before completion of the train link in the early 1900s). Continue reading Cycling the Old Coach Road
On my first day on the North Island, I explored the Whanganui River Road in a mail car. Continue reading Whanganui River by Post Van
I cannot stress enough how I love the "Kiwi Way of Life" liebe: Always relaxed, never serious! Continue reading I simply love the Kiwis!