26 Apr '11, 9am

post up. planning my grand southern NZ trip.

post up. planning my grand southern NZ trip.

Last year I travelled to New Zealand and had the grandest time of my life . I met so many friendly people, with whom I managed to hitch quite a few rides around the country and one whom I stayed with in Christchurch (Danny! Are you still in Christchurch?!) A post here about my hitch hike experience down the Southern Island . I travelled from Auckland in the North Island, then went down to Wellington, passed the ocean and Marlborough, few stops in between and ended up in Christchurch eventually. I wrote a post on my journey and stops here . Among all, my stay in Marlborough Wine Country was the most unforgettable. I’ve been to several wine valleys before, but that was my first experience cycling in one, the weather was perfect (cooling but not too cold) and it was silly not to cycle from winery to winery. Tried my first cheese soufflé there. Good wine, good food, good peopl...

Full article: http://nicolekiss.blogspot.com/2011/04/my-aax-to-christch...

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