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September 29th 2007
Published: November 6th 2007EDIT THIS ENTRY

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is this how you imagine New Zealand?
You will not believe when looking at the photos but 80% of time i've spent in New Zealand: the weather has been rubbish. What this means for a traveller like me: due to the pouring rain, hail, snowfall, strong wind, rough sea/lake, thick mist, avalanche, earthquake, etc, i have not been able to do many activities that i was hoping to do!!!! (apparently this year's spring is more wintry than normally, 4 seasons in one day - those from England will know what i'm taking about)
well, next time i will know not to come to New Zealand in spring, autumn or winter. My advice: go there in full summer! (unless you want to ski)

On the other hand, my socialising here has been very successful (there has to be a balance). i've met some great people that have made my trip a truly enjoyable and brilliant experience.

NZ is abundantly green, i haven't seen that much greenery and lushness (and so many sheep) in my life before. it does look beautiful.

Enjoy the pics, the first 9 photos are from the north island and the rest from the south.
There will be more....

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just before our sky-dive with Sarah(right) and Clare
in Bulls townin Bulls town
in Bulls town

be respons-i-bull
Botanical GardensBotanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens

first ever rugby game in New Zealand was played in here in 1870
Abel Tasman National ParkAbel Tasman National Park
Abel Tasman National Park

this is the smallest national park in NZ but receives the greatest number of visitors
under a silver fernunder a silver fern
under a silver fern

New Zealand's national plant

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