Tag Archives: South Island

Days 176 & 177 – Tuesday 15th & Wednesday 16th November 2017

Probably our final taste of volunteering this year… Okay so we are volunteering loads but it’s all for good reason, and we enjoy it too. After this one we’ll probably see out the rest of the year though, so why … Continue reading

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Days 174 & 175 – Sunday 13th & Monday 14th November 2016

Going out with a bang rumble… Yes there was an earthquake, but yes we are both fine. Besides, it’s time for country number seven!  Day 174 – Sunday 13th November 2016 Today was our last full day in New Zealand, … Continue reading

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Days 172 & 173 – Friday 11th & Saturday 12th November 2016 

Trying to work out the difference between walking and hiking… It’s something that’s come up a lot since we left home – what’s the difference between walking and hiking? We had no idea in all honesty, but really wanted to … Continue reading

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Days 170 & 171 – Wednesday 9th & Thursday 10th November 2016 

Finishing up and getting out of here, sort of… Although we don’t fly out of New Zealand until Monday 14th November we’re leaving the farm before that. We planned on staying right up until the day we get going, but … Continue reading

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Day 169 – Tuesday 8th November 2016

Kaikoura Adventures… Today we took the day off, mainly because there was just too many of us and we’d only have ended up getting in each others way, but because it was meant to be a lovely day too! Joined … Continue reading

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Days 167 & 168 – Sunday 6th & Monday 7th November

More people than we have beds… We knew that people were coming and going regularly here, but assumed the maximum number of guests was around ten. Boy, we’re we wrong!  Day 167 – Sunday 6th November 2016 Today we carried … Continue reading

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Days 165 & 166 – Friday 4th & Saturday 5th November 2016

Call me DIY Dan…  Before leaving home I could only just about put up a flat packet Ikea cupboard. Look at me now though, I’m an expert at this rennovation stuff! Day 165 – Friday 4th November 2016 This morning … Continue reading

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Days 163 & 164 – Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd November 2016

Work hard, play hard…  There’s a real sense of freedom and flexibility here as long as our assigned tasks are completed. When the work is done we’re free to spend time as we please, and get to choose our own … Continue reading

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Day 162 – Tuesday 1st November 2016

Happy Halloween…  Without a shadow of doubt my favourite night of the year back home is always Halloween, but unfortunately it’s not such a big deal over here! Even still we woke up and got the animals over and done with … Continue reading

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Days 160 & 161 – Sunday 30th & Monday 31st October 2016

Getting used to life on a farm (again)… If there’s one thing that we definitely didn’t know before arriving here it’s how different two farms can actually be. Not just for one or two reasons either, there’s loads!  Day 160 … Continue reading

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