Monthly Archives: July 2013
Chatting this evening with a friend about meteor showers reminded me about spaceweather.com , which is also good for aurora forecasts!
I’m an American citizen, but a New Zealand resident, which means that I need to maintain a current US passport and NZ resident visa. Very exciting! The visa is a sticker in my passport, and my passport was going to … Continue reading
The last few days have been spent wandering around a few towns in the North Island; mainly Taupo, Napier, and Wellington. We’ve had a good time and covered a bit of ground too, but I haven’t taken many pictures and don’t … Continue reading
After the Tongariro Crossing, I went up to Rotorua, where I met up with a friend from my previous job who’ll be joining until we get back to Christchurch. We did a couple little day trips around the area and … Continue reading
A couple days after my attempt at the Tongariro Northern Circuit, I heard that guided trips had started going over the Tongariro Crossing – a one day walk over the more interesting terrain on the Northern Circuit. So, I will … Continue reading