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Overnight Train to Xi'an

Overnight Train to Xi'an

12 Hours in a Hotel on Wheels. 

Inside a Small Room in a Metal Box. 

If you've ever seen a movie that takes place on a train, where there are deluxe sleeper cars and a dining car with all sorts of delicious food ... this was not one of those.

Overnight Train to Xi'an
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Across the Cook Strait

Across the Cook Strait

Monday, 15-09-2014. Day 26.

Mis-Bookings and Expensive Ferries.

› When you don't book things yourself, you don't really have any control over what happens. Fortunately, it works out all right ... this time.

Across the Cook Strait
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Northbound from Auckland: The First Night of Camping

Northbound from Auckland: The First Night of Camping

09-09-2014: Day 20.

Gannets and Hokey Pokey

After flying 34 hours on five planes in the past eight days, we're relieved we wouldn't have to get on a plane for two weeks. At least I was, until I saw just how big the camper van we'd be driving around these small islands was.

Northbound from Auckland: The First Night of Camping
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