Week 11 Day 70 Our Time in the Hutt and Wellington

Wellington New Zealand

Week 11 Day 70 Lower Hutt  41.2167° S, 174.9167° E Since I last wrote last week, Tom and I have had a great week! Friday afternoon we hit up the Te Papa Museum of New Zealand and an art gallery featuring original works and prints of Dr. Seuss. Following our artsy afternoon, Friday night Tom and I did the Koha …

Week 10 Day 63: The Lord of the Rings Tour: Mordor Mt. Doom (Mt. Tongariro), Rivendell (Kaitoke Park), Escape from Nazgul (Mt. Victoria) + W/ bonus features of the Weta Caves, Life in the Windy City Wellington, and our weekend in New Plymouth

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Week 10 Day 63 Wellington 41.2889° S, 174.7772° E This week has been pretty epic!  We’ve hit the Lord of the Rings trail, finding filming locations everywhere we turn–some on purpose, some accidentally.  We’ve visited some amazing towns, our favorite ones in New Zealand so far!  I started work at Bikram Yoga Lower Hutt, and I’ve convinced Tom to do a …

Week 9 Day 55 Hamilton, Rotorua, Te Kuiti, Waitomo Caves, and Taumarunui

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Week 9 Day 55 Taumarunui 38.8833° S, 175.2617° E Tom and I finished our day in Hamilton buying food at the New World Market and heading over to a lake park on Lake Rotoroa in Hamilton to cook and settle in for the night.  We switched up our nightly routine of reading and card playing by watching Lord of the Rings, …

Week 7 Day 43 Maui back to Oahu onto Auckland, New Zealand

Week 7 Day 43 Auckland, NZ 36.8404° S, 174.7399° E We wrapped up our stay on Maui shortly after I posted last week. Friday we had a pretty chill day, taking some time to enjoy the peace and quiet as well as beautiful view at my Aunt Julie’s before heading down to the historic town of Makawao. We posted up in …