Kiwis, sheep, and glow worms – oh my

Our first full day in New Zealand was quite a busy one. A bus picked us up at 8:30am and we headed on a Hobbiton tour, which was a tour on the actual set of The Shire from Lord of the Rings. It was pretty interesting and the actual farm on which the set was […]

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We’ve landed

It only took 28 hours on a plane to get here, but we’ve arrived! We ended up with a lot more time before our first bus than expected, so we decided to take a last minute harbor tour of Auckland. It was interesting, and we both stepped foot on our first volcano. After that, we […]

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And so it begins.

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Hiking in Switzerland

For the last part of my trip, we went hiking throughout Switzerland.  Specifically, we were in an area known as Lauterbrunnen Valley, which is about 30 minutes south by train from Interlaken.  I spent a total of 5 days hiking there (my sister spent 3).  There are well over 100 hiking trails in the area […]

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Copenhagen Wanderings

Copenhagen is a neat city.  There are bike lanes literally on every street, people biking everywhere, and rivers running through the city.  I’m told bikes will be more prevalent in Amsterdam, but I find that hard to believe seeing how many there are here.  And drivers don’t honk at every single bike or try and […]

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