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Our Own 1000: Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

Today I like to present you with another fabulous place in this world: The Waitomo Caves on the north island of New Zealand. I don’t feel like writing too much about them, because you just have to see it for yourself. However, I’ll try to give you enough information about the caves that makes you … Continue reading »

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1 of 1000: Lake Taupo & Huka Lodge, New Zealand

Don’t let yourself be fooled by the shortness of this article. Even though I won’t write a lot about our visit to Lake Taupo, believe me, this place is really something to be seen… The book listed both, Lake Taupo and the Huka Lodge, as one place of the 1000 Places To See Before You … Continue reading »

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1 of 1000: Bubbling Rotorua, New Zealand

Since we only had 9 days in New Zealand, we had to make them count. Being on the north island, we decided to see the volcanic region around Rotorua, which is also 1 of the 1000 Places To See Before You Die. As it turned out, that was a great decision. Rotorua is famous for … Continue reading »

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Seeing Australia with a campervan

There are lots of interesting ways to see Australia, one of the largest countries in the world. You could go from city to city by bus or train, hitchhike your way across the country or rent a car and sleep in a tent. We saw one guy who did the whole trip on his bike … Continue reading »

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2 of 1000: Barossa Valley and Hunter Valley, Australia

On our life long quest to see all 1000 Places To See Before You Die, we have already seen many places that are truly worth of being on that list. We have also seen places along the way that were so stunning and beautiful that we decided to put them on our own list. This … Continue reading »

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