Bye Bye "Harry Potter" February 3rd 2008
Our last few days in Oz before heading to Christchurch.
Booked into Njoy hostel because it was close to the airport and there was a free shuttle to the airport.
Plus we were returning "Potter" our trusted friend.
Our first job was to clear all our belongings from the campervan.
So much stuff, looked double to what we started with!!!
Then it was a major clean up for "Potter".
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"SPENDING THE KIDS INHERITANCE"
Well thats what the kids accuse us of - so, (Skid & Skim) ski/daddy and ski/mummy are doing just that.....
2 Brits off around the world on August 19th 2007 and don't they just hate us for it!!!!
No! - They think it's great that a couple of oldies have got the guts to go backpacking for 12 months.
We are no strangers to travelling and have already experienced white water rafting in Colorado, "Skim" has also been brave enough to do a bungee jump.
OK we are in our 50s, but it doesn't mean we are going to sit back and wait to die.
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