Due to internet connection capabilities that have gone from ‘bad’ to ‘abysmal’, in my last week here I should forewarn that I don’t expect to be able to do any further posting prior to my return, Continue reading
The cruises in remote Fiordland were peaceful, majestic…. even the most colorful, eager adjectives would fall short of outlining the mere contours of the place.
From the glaciers I was bound south again. Continue reading
My depressing hostel room was a rather disappointing ‘splurge’ on an actual bed for the night. Continue reading
The drive to FJ Glacier was pretty darn cool – every turn had new and interesting scenery, and –as everywhere in this country– so widely varied within the space of just 10 minutes’ drive. Continue reading
So, after the party, I geared up to move out. Continue reading
So… back to Wellington and the house of my mom’s cousin, Jonathan, and the big Indonesian party. Continue reading
Am safe back in Te Anau, working, and headed back to Queenstown tomorrow for more working (gotta choose those work-day destinations by estimated signal strength).
I am most regretful that I am behind on the COOL blog updates (i.e., the ones with pics and food and/or pics of food) but it is going to have to wait longer still; Continue reading
After Taupo, I headed into the Wellington area to see my relative down here, my mom’s cousin, Jonathan, and his family (sweet and teeny wife Ati, from Indonesia, and their impressively polite and well-behaved 10 year old son Jason). Continue reading