To celebrate the New year and the birthday of one of our good friends, a surprise trip to the Karangahake Gorge was planned for her.
It was our first time as a group to go on an overnight road trip so it was definitely an amazing time filled with lots of laughter, stories and silliness.
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Another year, another set of resolutions.
You may or may not be into this kind of thing but I think it’s a good idea to make resolutions for the year. It helps me see where I’m wanting to head this year, what things I want to accomplish, things I’d like to learn, things I’d like to try, things I’d like to do and experience, things I want to improve on and so much more.
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10 years in this beautiful country, where all the magic of hobbits, wizards, elves and dwarfs were brought to life and only did I get to visit this well known “Hobbiton” last August.
As you walk through those same gates that Bilbo Baggins runs through in the movie, you automatically enter a whole new world. Hobbit holes everywhere, clothing lines with clothes drying, a vegetable garden, fire coming out of the chimneys. The place is lively as it can get!
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After some fun-filled 2 weeks with the amazing girls from Australia, I and my fellow kiwi friend, Francesca, headed to England to visit my relatives. It was nice to be able to end our Europe trip in somewhat a relaxing way with family.
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After an amazing 10 days in Rome, our group headed to explore Spain.
First stop was Madrid.
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