New Zealand

admin on January 22nd, 2015

10 hour flight from Singapore, kept awake by screaming child so tired on arrival. Collected campervan and set up last night at a motel near Christchurch. Good sleep and the sun was shining after rain on our arrival. However, what a brilliant day today has been. This morning we went into Christchurch to see earthquake […]

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admin on January 19th, 2015

Long but good flight. Singapore is modern, clean, safe and affluent. Haven for young Chinese, who make up 75% of population. Visited largest IT store we have ever seen. Took a ride on the Singapore Flyer which is similar to London Eye. Slept well now so rested ready for Raffles Tour later today. Had walk […]

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admin on January 15th, 2015

With another day to go we have managed to get all our stuff into 2 bags with a few Kgs to spare. That might leave Sue enough room to bring home a few goodies such as a koala bear or a rugby player! I think everyone is now understandably fed up with hearing from us […]

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admin on January 12th, 2015

Just a few days to go. Sue has almost shaken off her winter cold but left her tired. I am OK now and just hoping to avoid a re- occurrence. My packing practice managed just under 13K, Sue’s is a bit nearer our aim for max 20k each. I am sure there will be a […]

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admin on January 7th, 2015

10 days to go till we leave for NZ via Singapore. I will try and maintain this diary during our travels but it will depend on access to WiFi for my iPad. Sue and I both suffering colds at present but hope to be fit and well for departure on Saturday week. Mary is kindly […]

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