Monthly Archives: March 2012

Silly Kiwis

On the Road, NZ We sometimes think that travel does, in fact, broaden one’s horizons.  Gives perspective, understanding if you will, of persons individually and peoples as a whole. For example, we now understand that, as a people, Kiwis are … Continue reading

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Burritos are not square…

Wellington, NZ The Great Kiwi Roadtrip continues!! The Interislander Ferry is located in Wellington, the national capital of New Zealand which is situated on the southernmost tip of the North Island.  No, we hadn’t ever heard of it either.  Mostly … Continue reading

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Lone Star Wines

More from the Grog Files: So spending a month in The Lone Star State helping our friend out and loaning him Greg to do duties as best man gave us only a few evenings to ourselves during which time we … Continue reading

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Yeah, That Mount DOOM!

Mt. DOOM, New Zealand (oh yes, there.  Right freaking there!  Life Achievement unlocked: Entered Mordor!!!) The Great Kiwi Roadtrip continues!! When you tell your friends back home that you’re in New Zealand, there is one reaction you’re almost sure to … Continue reading

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In Search of Castle Kiwi

Auckland, NZ Us: “No, mom, really what do you want to do while we’re in New Zealand?” Mom: “Oh I’ll just do whatever you’re doing” We’ve been down this road before with Greg’s mom.  She doesn’t want to intrude.  But … Continue reading

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The Power of “Go”

Auckland, NZ We decided to buy vs. rent because the cost of second-hand cars was really cheap and we figured out that by renting we stood to probably spend more than outright buying and the cost of insurance was very … Continue reading

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Boatless Transportation

Auckland, NZ With Greg’s mom on the way we realized we had a problem we had managed to completely avoid on our journeys until now: how do we get around? It sounds odd but for the past several years and … Continue reading

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Map of our trip

Ok, BIG announcement here everyone. After a cubic butt load of work on Tiffany’s part and a few weeks of strangling the wordpress though island internet servers until it gave us what we wanted, We can now present to you, … Continue reading

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Kiwis on Water Skis

Auckland, NZ Having completed our assorted obligations to hearth & home, we returned to a much warmer New Zealand a few months later.  As our winter is their summer, that worked out in our favor.  Tiffany would like to point … Continue reading

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