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2 MONTHS TRAVELLING NEW ZEALAND

♡ 2 months on the road! ♡


Another month down, and we're still in Northland. May still be here at the 3 month mark too at this rate!


That's roughly 2,761km driven over 62 nights on the road, in 15 different places.


In the last month we've:


- experienced gorgeous sunny days, as well driving rain and wind, and everything in between (but still haven't needed to plug into power)


- mainly stayed in Department of Conservation sites so only had roughly 3 hot showers (but plenty of cold ones/ocean or river swims!)


- sandboarded down dunes, boogieboarded in the ocean, and kayaked on borrowed kayaks.


- been given Snapper, Crayfish, watermelon, avocados, Tuatua (like Pipis) & coffee by wonderful fellow campers.


- celebrated Waitangi day by visiting the Waitangi Treaty Grounds


- been evacuated from our campsite due to a tsunami alert


- got a speeding fine, and discovered our rego was expired simultaneously


- spent hours awake with a grumpy baby and endured what feels like millions of tantrums (kids are fun! The neighbours must love us )


- started distance ed schooling in the matter we plan to continue - Suuuuuper relaxed.


- made it to the very top of New Zealand


- and met loads of amazing people from all ages and backgrounds.


There are definitely worse ways to live



And all our combined New Zealand travels so far look like this


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