NZ Tour w/Parents

The last two weeks my parents and I have driven literally almost all the way around the country: Auckland to Hamilton, Taupo, Wellington, ferry to Picton, Blenheim, Kaikoura, Christchurch, Dunedin, along the south coast past Invercargill, west to Te Anau, Milford Sound, Queenstown, the glaciers, up the West Coast and tonight we’re in Greymouth. It’s […]

Semester Finished!

This past Monday I took my last exam! I’ve officially finished my semester here at The University of Waikato, and just like that, it’s nearly over. Five months in New Zealand… in the past. Yesterday I was overcome with nostalgia. I noticed how pretty the sunset was from my bedroom window and wished I would […]

Cafe Society

Twilight has just settled over downtown Hamilton. Night life has started to revive Victoria Street, the main boulevard. I’m seated outside La Commune Cafe, the unofficial hippie establishment in town. Mismatched forest green and cream chairs, rusty red Formica table tops, and a couple of planters pack the tiny interior and spill onto the sidewalk. […]

New Photos

After a looong hiatus, I’ve finally posted more photos. These are still from the trip I took with Theresa, nearly 3 months ago… but I’m catching up! By the end of this week I vow to to post even more new photos, ones from when Kelly was here. Have a look at my new photos.