Here’s the view from our Colombo hostel. pretty slummy eh? Anyhow. The second full day in Colombo we did more or less the same as the first. After a talk wih the hostel manager we sort of figured we’d seen most there was to see north of where we were staying. So the second day… Read more »
So this time around we didn’t end up in inzit. Just a short heads up eh..
Here in Uppsala the morning (01-jun-2015) started out like this. Good breakfast, but depressing weather beyond the windows of the hotel. ..which looks like this: The weather cleared up around noon. Nice’ish sunny 16C or so. So I decided to have a look around town. Uppsala is small’ish. but absolutely pretty. And practical. See that… Read more »
I wasn’t planning on writing anything about this trip. But I want more of those drops on the map! So this time around we’re letting the Swedes meet us. In turn they’re letting us sleep on their boats and stuff… First up was Stockholm. On saturday, boat day. And then on to the Stockholm hard… Read more »
This could get a bit weird… anyhow.. We went around Berlin for a bit. Hung out at the zoo and walked around. I won’t bore anyone with the usual landmarks. Instead, here are a few pics of kitties at the zoo.
Alright. So we’ve been back in old zealand longer than we’ve spent in new zealand. Time to finish up. SUNDAY! After we got back to AKL airport we routinely hopped onto the airport bus and hauled our backpacks to the YHA city hostel. Dumped all our crap and got dinner. AKL feels very familiar. And… Read more »
Note. This is all pretty much from memory and off the top of my head. Sorry for the on-and-on type text. Just wanted to get this online before we go back to NL in another day… So.. On sunday 01-mar waking up felt like the good old days. Getting up at 4am to check in… Read more »
Right.. so we drove up mt John the next morning. Nice steep drive. Excellent excercise for 1st and second* gear. (* does not apply to camper vans). Parked grellow around back behind the chemical toilets And had a look around. (there’s nothing else to do there). Mt John Observatory is one of those stargazing… Read more »
After waking up in arthurs we drove back a few kilometres to the pass’ viaduct.This is pretty much what that looks like. Looks pretty awesome right? What’s even more awesome about that spot is the amount of Kea there. This is a Kea [looking away) Beautiful green parrot-like birds with bright red feathers on the underside… Read more »
Sorry for being a bit quiet these last few days. Other than a few comments on the twitter, we’ve been busy driving (avoiding jucy vans and chinese drivers). This was the route from monday to friday: But before that we had two days in and around Nelson. Nelson and Tasman So, let’s continue eh? We were… Read more »