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New Zealand, Part 3: Glaciers by land and air

Following a long intermission, we’re back on the road in New Zealand. Our next stops were the Franz Josef and Fox glaciers on the west coast of the south island.

Our trusted vehicle of choice.

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New Zealand, Part 2: The Road and the Sound

Last you saw me, I was driving on the left side of the road, wipers going full blast while trying to make a right.

The radio in our rental car is blasting Born in the USA and other such American tunes thanks to a Kiwi station’s Fourth of July homage. Ironically, we were trying to find some local music only to be thwarted by Springsteen.

This will be one of the last times the radio will pick up a frequency.

Our route to Queenstown would take us by Geraldine, where we stopped for some coffee and cheese, and Lake Tekapo.

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New Zealand, Part 1: Sweet As Christchurch

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of the perks of living in Los Angeles is the relative ease of travel to far away destinations. Higher availability of routes and destinations results in good deals for international fares, while direct flights equate to less travel time. That’s huge for us silly Americans with little to no vacation time.

But there is no way around the long journey to New Zealand.