New Zealand – Day 23 – Singapore and a hop to Malaysia

Monday, April 16 2018 We landed in Singapore at 4:00 in the morning. The thermometer is already at terrible 27 degree C and it is said go get warmer over the day. The weather forecast also say that there is a high possibility for rain and thunderstorms. Sounds great. After finishing immigration (I was the…

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New Zealand – Day 17 – Christchurch to Greymouth

Tuesday, April 10, 2108 I managed again to be awake before my alarm went of. More time to get all my stuff ready for the trip today. All searching for my power bank has been in vain. It is gone. That is not good when you use your mobile for geocaching, filming, photos and surfing…

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New Zealand – Day 13 – Karangahake and Waihi beach

Friday, April 6th 2018 My last full day on the Coromandel peninsula. Breakfast again with small talk and another tip for activities for the day. Perfect, because I haven¨t planned anything. The tip includes two spots. Karangahake and Waihi (beach). The trip is not far. The Karangahake Gorge is only 36 km from Thames. A short…

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New Zealand – Day 12 – Coromandel town and Fletcher bay

Thursday, April 5th 2018 New day beginning with breakfast at 8:45 and some more good tips from my hosts Elena and Matthias. They recommend a tour to Fletcher bay in the north of the Coromandel peninsula. Just enjoying the drive and stop where ever I feel to stop. So I drive north, the ca. 55…

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New Zealand – Day 11 – Coromandel east coast

Wednesday, April 4th 2018 Starting the day with breakfast at the owners kitchen. A very nice variety of everything. Elena is providing me with tips for the day – where to go, what to see – and some small talk. The family emigrated from Germany to New Zealand 7 years ago. Interesting to hear how…

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New Zealand – Day 6 – Auckland

Waking up I hear what is going on outside… it is raining quiet heavily. Well well, let’s see. Breakfast and then packing all I need for the day. There are some spots I want to visit and I am not the biggest fan of museums so hopefully the weather gets better – I am optimistic….

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Marrakesh – Day 7 – Casablanca

Rise and shine. Today another day-trip to another part of Morocco. I got a 1st class ticket for the train to Casablanca. Standard breakfast at the hotel and then the 10 minute walk to the station. I am a little bit to early for my 8:20 train. Have a little bit over 40 minutes until the train…

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Marrakesh – Day 6 – Atlas mountains

Rise and shine. Early up to get ready for the day trip. I got a mail yesterday when to await the driver (about 8:30 am). Waiting outside in the nice, but still chilling, weather. The Mercedes van arrives 10 minutes early and we are of to a trip collecting all the other 6 passengers at the…

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Marrakesh – Day 5 – Essaouira

Today I will be on the way to Essaouira. A small coastal city, ca. 3 hours by bus. When I bought the tickets, I found out that there is one bus each day, that offers extra comfort for just a small extra fee. Departure is at 9 am, so I can take it easy in…

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Marrakesh – Day 4 – A quiet day

After the long day and the bad end of the day, I tried to sleep in – which of course doesn’t work. So I read a little bit before going to breakfast. No big plans for today. I want to buy my tickets for the bus trip and the train ride this week. The station…

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