Tag Archives: New Zealand

The Just Life in New Zealand

In light of recent political and social events in the US, many of you have asked me how New Zealand stacks up in terms of gender, social and racial equality. This is definitely not meant to be a thorough analysis … Continue reading

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I Jumped Out Perfectly Good Plane!

January 5, 2017 I did it! Jumped out of a plane at 15,000 feet! It was the experience of a lifetime! Except that I want to do it again…. more tomorrow… I am busy celebrating!

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Can’t Seem to Jump Out of a Plane and Rob Roy Glacier Hike

Second strike out… just showed up for skydiving to find out that they just brought back previous divers because the winds picked up to 40 km/hr and so the mission was aborted. Made a reservation to try again at 8 … Continue reading

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Through Gorgeous Haast Pass to Wanaka

January 3, 2017 We had another beautiful drive from Franz Josef Glacier to Wanaka through Haast Pass… New Zealand sure is pretty! In other news, I just signed my life away (literally) to jump out of an airplane at 15,000 … Continue reading

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Amazing way to Bring in the New Year!

January 1, 2017   Happy New Year!¬†What an amazing way to bring in 2017 than immersed in stunning nature! We drove from the north to west coast of South Island today through misty, lush rainforest, scrub bush and then some … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Golden Bay!

December 31, 2016 Today was an amazing day here¬†again– my favorite scenery so far in a country of awesome scenery! We went to Wharariko beach (spectacular natural beach with seals lazing around), Cape Farewell (the northernmost point of South Island) … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Abel Tasman Park!

December 30, 2016 We spent the day hiking at Abel Tasman Park, New Zealand. Gorgeous views, seals and their pups summing themselves on the beach, a nice nap for me too while the kids played. Life is good!

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