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New Zealand: Fond Farewell

4 March 2018 New Zealand had long been on our travel wishlist. It did not disappoint. We felt safe and welcomed where ever we travelled. North Island is where most New Zealanders live. South Island is where most visitors want … Continue reading

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Hobbiton

10 February 2018 For any Lord of the Rings fan Hobbiton is a must see, but you don’t need to be a fan to enjoy stepping inside the world of the hobbits. The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies … Continue reading

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Auckland: War Memorial Museum

4 February 2018 Auckland’s War Memorial Museum is a monumental structure with excellent collections of New Zealand history and natural science. In just a few hours, it gave us a good entry level understanding of the original Maori inhabitants, European … Continue reading

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Auckland: Sky Tower

4 February 2018 Auckland Sky Tower is the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere and provides great 360 degree views of the city. It dominates the skyline and can seen from almost anywhere in the city center. It is lit … Continue reading

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Sydney: Opera House

17 – 24 December 2017 Australia’s most recognizable structure is the Sydney Opera House. Love it or hate it, its location at the Sydney Harbour entrance and its iconic shape is known worldwide. The stories of its design and construction are … Continue reading

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Somersby Falls

16 December 2017 Somersby Falls west of Gosford was our last stop of the day. The walk from the upper falls down to the middle and lower falls was pleasant but there was very little falling water.

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Gosford Classic Car Museum

16 December 2017 My favorite stop of the day was the Gosford Classic Car Museum. They have an impressive collection of classic cars manufactured all over the world. The Communist Car Collection was particularly interesting. As an American I was … Continue reading

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