New Zealand: 4/16 – 4/22

(New Zealand) Titirangi [Housesit with Scooter & Gypsy] >>> Auckland >>> Laingholm [Housesit with Jack & Holly] >>> (Australia) Blackman’s Bay [Housesit with Crawford, Andy, & Hamish]

4/16- Found a buyer for Bingo Bongo!
4/17- Frisbee Golf and Starting our Laingholm Housesit
4/18- Van Inspection and Internet Work
4/19- Finalized the Sale of Bingo Bongo! Hooray!
4/20- Black Sand Beaches and Waterfalls on the West Coast!
4/21- Skyping Bonanza and Whatipu Caving Adventure
4/22- Goodbye New Zealand! Hello Tasmania!

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New Zealand: 4/9 – 4/15

(New Zealand) Bethlehem >>> Thames >>> Whangerei >>> Matapouri >>> Wellsford >>> Titirangi [Housesit with Scooter and Gypsy]

4/9- Frisbee Golf with Sheep and Cathedral Cove!
4/10- Humongous Ice Cream Cones and Exploring the Northland
4/11- Kayaking the Bay of Islands and Mountain Biking in Waitangi!
4/12- Snorkeling the Poor Knights Islands and Exploring Abbey Caves!
4/13- Drive to Titirangi and Start Housesit
4/14- No More VanLife! 😦
4/15- Showcasing Bingo Bongo and Rugby Match in Auckland

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New Zealand: 3/12 – 3/18

(New Zealand) Mount Cook >>> Geraldine >>> Christchurch >>> New Brighton >>> Kaikoura >>> Wai-iti Domain >>> Wairau Diversion

3/12- Hiking in the Mount Cook Area
3/13- Christchurch Museum and Enticing Ice Cream
3/14- Mini Golf, Frisbee Golf, and Yummy Food
3/15- Touring around the Beautiful Banks Peninsula
3/16- Sea Kayaking in Kaikoura!
3/17- Enjoying the Beach in Kaikoura and lots of Driving
3/18- Driving along the northern coast and the Marlborough Sounds!

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New Zealand: 3/5 – 3/11

(New Zealand) Dunedin >>> Warrington >>> Pukaki >>> Mount Cook National Park

3/5- Ultimate Frisbee, Unlimited Beer, and NZ ER 😦
3/6- Internet Time and Injectable Donuts!
3/7- Big Delicious Brunch, Cadbury World, and Albatrosses on the Otago Peninsula!
3/8- Knocking Items off Our To-Do List
3/9- Frisbee Golf and Pizza – The best parts about traveling!
3/10- Moeraki Boulders and Traveling to Twizel
3/11- Mount Cook Village Museum and Relaxing in the Mountains

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New Zealand: 2/19 – 2/25

(New Zealand) Arthur’s Pass >>> Lake Pearson >>> Kumara Junction >>> Whataroa >>> Paringa >>> Wanaka >>> Lake Hayes

2/19- Avalanche Peak Hike and Picturesque Dinner at Lake Pearson
2/20- A Lovely Day where Corey Climbed & Explored while Liz Painted & Relaxed.
2/21- Visiting Hokitika Town and it’s Picturesque Gorge!
2/22- Driving the West Coast Highway and Viewing the Fox Glacier
2/23- Exploring the Haast Pass and Frisbee Golf in Wanaka
2/24- Hiked Rob Roy’s Glacier and Rewarded Ourselves in Wanaka!
2/25- Mountain Biking, Painting, and Fergburger!

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New Zealand: 2/12 – 2/18

(New Zealand) Takaka >>> Puponga >>> Nelson >>> Nelson Lakes Area >>> Hector >>> Greymouth >>> Arthur’s Pass

2/12 – Hiked to Aorere Caves and Watched Seal Pups play at Wharariki Beach!
2/13 – Golden Bay and Driving back south to Nelson
2/14 – Shopping in Richmond and Driving through the Central Mountains
2/15 – Hiked Mt. Roberts Circuit around Nelson lakes
2/16 – Wifi in Westport and Hiking the Heaphy Track!
2/17 – Cape Foulwind, Tauranga Bay, Pancake Rocks, and the Punakaiki Caverns!
2/18 – Rec Center, Monteith’s Brewing, and Hiking in Arthur’s Pass

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New Zealand: 2/5 – 2/11

(New Zealand) Nelson [Housesit with Bailey] >>> Richmond >>> Motueka >>> Takaka

2/5 – 2/8- Making Modifications to Van, Preparing For Campervan Trip and Enjoying Life in Nelson!
2/9 – Getting Needed Supplies and Last-Minute Errands
2/10 – Drove the Northwestern Coast and Visited Motueka
2/11 – Exploring Abel Tasman by Boat and on Foot

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Australia & New Zealand: 1/21 – 2/4

(Australia) Melbourne >>> Geelong >>> (New Zealand) Christchurch >>> Nelson [Housesit with Bailey]

(Special 2 Week Edition)
1/21 – Ultimate Frisbee and Penguin Spotting in Saint Kilda!
1/22 – Exploring on the Great Ocean Road and Seeing the Twelve Apostles!
1/23 – Fly to Christchurch, New Zealand!
1/24 – 1/31 – Exploring the Christchurch Area and Endlessly Searching for a Decent Campervan!
2/1 – Buying a Campervan and Driving up to Nelson!
2/2 – 2/4 – Enjoying the Housesitting Life and Skyping with Family + Friends Back Home

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Australia: 1/14/17 – 1/20/17

(Australia) Sydney >>> Jerrawangala >>> Rosedale >>> Melbourne

1/14 – Sightseeing in Sydney! Hiking to the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House!
1/15 – Walking Bondi Beach to Coogee and a Ferry Trip through the Sydney Harbour
1/16 – See-Ya Sydney! Started our Campervan Trip and Visited National Parks
1/17 – Driving the Pacific Highway and Enjoying the Stunning Coastal Views!
1/18 – End of Campervan Trip, Wandering around Saint Kilda
1/19 – Recovery and Planning Day in the Hostel
1/20 – River Boat Cruise and Bike Riding around Melbourne

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Australia: 1/7/17 – 1/13/17

(Australia) Mudgeeraba [Housesit with Rupy & Teebo] >>> Port Macquarie >>> Blue Mountains >>> Sydney

1/7 – Exploring Byron Bay!
1/8 – Australian Friends Reunion and Relaxing in Birdsville
1/9 – Brunch and Beach Time in Coolangatta
1/10 – Last Full Day of Housesit! 😦
1/11 – Left Housesit and Started RV Trip South towards Sydney!
1/12 – RV Trip Along the East Coast and into the Blue Mountains!
1/13 – Hiking in the Blue Mountains and Return Vehicle to Apollo Sydney Branch

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