Monthly Archives: July 2011

Riding around Queenstown

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We walked a lot during our first two days in Queenstown. So on Day Three we were ready to rest our feet and ride. Before the day was over we would have ridden on seven buses and one gondola. We … Continue reading

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Walking around Queenstown

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We took it easy on our second day in Queenstown and didn’t venture out of the apartment until afternoon. The morning was devoted to a leisure breakfast and washing a week’s worth of dirty laundry. We flagged down a housekeeper … Continue reading

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Settling Down in Queenstown

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We spent our last four days in New Zealand at The Pounamu Apartments in Queenstown overlooking the shores of Lake Wakatipu’s Frankton Arm with a splendid view of The Remarkables mountain range.  The place was beautiful and peaceful and it … Continue reading

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Flying over New Zealand’s South Island

I just love flying over mountain ranges and have flown over the Sierra Nevada range in California a countless number of times.  Also the Colorado Rockies. One of my most memorable trips was flying from Anchorage on Western Airlines (remember … Continue reading

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Our Wellington Lord of the Rings Tour

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On Easter Monday / Anzac Day we toured J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth, stopping at the outer Shire, Helm’s Deep, Minas Tirith, Rivendell and Isengard. Peter Jackson spent seven years filming his Lord of the Rings trilogy all over New Zealand … Continue reading

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