Round The World Trip

By Yifat & Andrey Shirben

4 Seasons at the Milford Track

Yes, we did the Milford track. And yes, you bet we have tons of pictures to share with you.
Some of the people we’ve met before have defined it as a “walk in a park”… Well, I must say it was a pretty long and very wet park…

Of course, as you know me – it will take me a while to summarize a 4 day and almost 65 km (detailed distance calculations will obviously follow) track, so hope that I’ll be able to convey at least partly the excitement of it. Some tips are at the end as well. Continue Reading…

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Speeding Down The Huka Falls

How does riding a speed jet boat in a 85 kmh, turning 360° and almost hitting the side of the river sounds like? FUN!
Huka Falls in Taupo are the spot in which NZ’s longest river Waikato is slamming into a narrow passage, dramatically falling 10m down into a beautiful pool. Further down the road is the Aratiatia Dam which is creating great beautiful rapids when open. This is the beautiful area we explored yesterday from up above and down below. Continue Reading…

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The Waitomo Cave Adventure

Yesterday we drove down from Hamilton to visit the Waitomo Cave which has beautiful formations, glow warms, underground waterfalls etc. – sounds like we already did this before right? well, this time it had a bit of a twist… Continue Reading…

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From Bay of Islands to Bay of Plenty

After having some good time on board the Rock in the Bay of Islands, we started to go back South via Auckland towards the Bay of Plenty.
We’d visited the Hararu Falls, the “Treaty Grounds” (which is the place where the historical treaty between the British Crown & the Maori leaders was signed a couple of hundred years ago), the Whangarei Falls and the famous “One Tree Hill” (which apparently has no tree on it…), Continue Reading…

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Wild Wild West of Tassie, Days 11-12

We actually had spent 2 days in Strahan in Western Tasmania (the first one was well covered in the Disneyland post), so on the second day, we finally slept late (till 11 or so), as we didn’t have to clear the camping site by 10AM as usual. Continue Reading…

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Tasmania – Heading to the Great Western Tiers, Days 6-8

Well, we still owe you some stories from our last 3 days in Tassie, so here it goes (as usual, every day will be accompanied with its own set of pictures). Ready? Continue Reading…

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