Category Archives: New Zealand

Disasters along the way …

Current events January 2011 Floods in Queensland and Brisbane  Upon our return from New Zealand, we’d been hearing about the torrential downpour of rain in the Queensland areas, and though we’d planned to head to Brisbane to connect up with … Continue reading

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NZ – South Island

Dec. 12-20, 2010 – Picton > Blenheim > Nelson > Richmond > Kaiteriteri Beach > Greymouth > Hokitika > Arthur’s Pass > Castle Hill > Christchurch > Hamner Springs > Kaikoura Beach > Picton … Kiwi look-alike, Weka, below.  These … Continue reading

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It was a long trip going from Auckland to Melbourne, but we did it! Jan. 5th, 2011 Started at 4 am to catch the 7 am flight to Sydney (wish we won’t do that again!); then a car hire (rental), … Continue reading

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NZ – North Island Pre-Christmas and Christmas!

It’s been difficult getting into “the Christmas spirit” lately – maybe it’s because outside is 80-90 degrees, sunny, green grass everywhere, sheep, cows, llamas, deer and some emus scattered in the fields where they lay, yes, but few Christmas trees, … Continue reading

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Let us be the FIRST to wish you …

“Happy 2011!!!”     Happy New Beginnings from Auckland! May enough good things go your way … from here onward! Jeannie, Chris, Amy and Mark Llewellyn

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Hello world!

I like how the blogs on WordPress begin – with this post title… so appropo. Introducing … The Glassblowing Travelers … who are preparing for their journey to several adventures unknown ahead! You have been selected via email to receive … Continue reading

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