2001 / 08

  • Finally made it to Sydney (hence the Australian flag). It’s a big shock to the system after the slow-paced, tranquil, sedate cities of New Zealand! We’re staying in the Glebe YHA until the weekend,...
  • After the progress we made on our first ever day of skiing, our second day was a lot less encouraging. After learning the basics of stopping and turning on a gentle slope, we realised that we weren’t...
  • Had a quiet couple of days in Dunedin, picked up a sore throat, endured the Bus Driver From Hell who seemed to think his job was to point out every single farm or sheep throughout the Central Otago...
  • We’re now in Queenstown, the bungy/jetboat/extreme capital of the Southern Hemisphere after a mad week of Kiwi Experience. Against better judgement we did a 12000ft tandem skydive on Sunday morning,...
  • We’ve finally left Wellington so I’ll have no excuse for being so slack in posting to this thing. It was a strange feeling waving goodbye to the place - we’d made friends, had cool jobs and it was...