New Zealand – Day 19 – Nelson to Wellington

Thursday, April 12 2018  Again a travel day. Getting all my stuff together, cleaning up the apartment and starting to walk into town around 8:00. I have enough time to get a breakfast and of course I go back to the Swedish cafe. The bus leaves at 9:45. I get a mail from the ferry…

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Geocaching event – TElgs 40th birthday in Nelson, New Zealand

Wednesday, April 11 2018 My geocaching event was planned long before I went. When traveling far while I have my birthday why not getting some people gathered to talk geocaching and celebrate a little bit. The event is set to take place between 17:30 and 18:00. The first guest to arrive has actually bought a…

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New Zealand – Day 18 – Nelson

Wednesday, April 11 2018 Happy birthday to me. Today is a lazy day with nothing big planned at all. First things first – get into the city to find something nice for breakfast. The night has been cold. My host even send me a message to give me an extra duvet. Not needed, it was…

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New Zealand – Day 17 – Greymouth to Nelson

Tuesday, April 10 2018 After arriving in Greymouth we have to wait for the luggage to be unloaded. Mine is of course one of the last and I now have 15 minutes to get some food and drinks for the bus ride. 6 hours in a bus… I can think of more exciting things. That…

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New Zealand – Day 17 – Christchurch to Greymouth

Tuesday, April 10, 2108 I managed again to be awake before my alarm went of. More time to get all my stuff ready for the trip today. All searching for my power bank has been in vain. It is gone. That is not good when you use your mobile for geocaching, filming, photos and surfing…

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New Zealand – Day 16 – Christchurch

Monday, April 9th 2018 After a good nights sleep I get out at about 9:00. The weather is gray, compared to the last two weeks cold and as I found out at the geocaching event, there is not so much interesting to do in the city. They are still in after-the-quake mode and I am…

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New Zealand – Day 15 – Auckland to Christchurch

Sunday, April 8th 2018 Today I am leaving the north island and will go to the south island. A short flight from Auckland airport to Christchurch. As always when I have to catch a flight I wake up before my alarm goes of. Enough time to take a shower, pack the rest of my stuff…

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New Zealand – Day 14 – Thames to Auckland

Saturday, April 7th 2018 Two weeks of the holidays are over. And it is a travel day. I already have packed my stuff yesterday, so it is just small things that needs to be done in the morning. Last breakfast with my hosts. This AirBnB was great. I can highly recommend staying here. I put…

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Geocaching challenge done

After nearly 60 caches in New Zealand I finished my last goal today and filled the 500 points before April 8th. But this will not mean that I stop finding caches on holiday. All nine planets visited (thanks for including Pluto the poor small guy^^).

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New Zealand – Day 13 – Karangahake and Waihi beach

Friday, April 6th 2018 My last full day on the Coromandel peninsula. Breakfast again with small talk and another tip for activities for the day. Perfect, because I haven¨t planned anything. The tip includes two spots. Karangahake and Waihi (beach). The trip is not far. The Karangahake Gorge is only 36 km from Thames. A short…

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