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Watching in Kaikoura

While I am typing this in the living room of the YHA, I can see the ocean brushing against the shore, trying to climb onto the road, falling and falling back, while the imperial mountains with their white cloaks on the far silently watch the scene and probably little old me, too. Out of principle […]

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Blenheim the Boring

When I was writing about the dullness of Hamilton, I hadn’t been to Blenheim. On a scale from boring to attractive, Blenheim would be super boring. There are tons of signs telling you about its diverse history. That’s fine if you are a history nerd or student trying to prepare for a local town tale […]

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The Grip of Flu

I saw it coming, I was wondering why it took me so long to fall sick. I mean, I totally underestimated the kiwi weather and was freezing a lot and had a climate shock coming from a tropical climate straight into wet winter. On top of that I was running out in the open all […]

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Melbourne – A Hipster’s Paradise

Have you ever wondered where the perfect combination of urban art, fancy cafés and hip stores could be found? Melbourne would definitely qualify. To be honest, I have not seen as much of it as I should have (slowly does it), but the glimpses I have caught so far are extremely promising.

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