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You’ll find here all my posts about my travels within the south island of New Zealand, made during my WHV year.


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Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier: two days, two glaciers, one wheelchair

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18 June 2017

Last December, while it was Winter in Europe it was the beginning of the Summer here in New Zealand. While most of the French people…

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Pancakes Rocks mysteries and Hokitika gorges beauty

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17 June 2017

After some maritime adventures in Abel Tasman National Park and a night resting at Westport, it was time to head for south island west coast…

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Discovering Dunedin and meeting Oamaru penguins in a wheelchair

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7 May 2017

As many people travelling in the south island we planned to visit Dunedin and to stop in Oamaru to see penguins. After being totally…

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Christchurch : visiting a damaged city in a wheelchair

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31 March 2017

Christchurch, a city traumatised by the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes
On Saturday 4th of September 2010, Tuesday 22nd of February 2011 and Monday 13th of…

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Let’s explore Nugget Point and Moeraki boulders

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7 March 2017

This time I will stay dry! No more adventures in the Milford Sound joker waters, today I will take you to discover a part…

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Milford Sound, the enchanting fjord

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28 February 2017

Located in the south-west of the South Island, Milford Sound really amazed me. I woke up at 5:30am on the first of January but…

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Glenorchy: Peacefulness, beauty and accessibility

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23 February 2017

Glenorchy is called “Gateway of Paradise” and we quickly understand why if we take the time to stop there. Located about 40 minutes from…

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Queenstown, New Zealand: the superlative city

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10 February 2017

Queenstown, nestled along the Wakatipu lake and surrounded by the Remarkables mountains seems to be a perfect seasonal city. This city is not very…

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Lake Tekapo, a New Zealand’s gem.

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17 January 2017

Just as for Mount Cook, I had the chance to visit Tekapo twice during our road-trips with Dimitri and Baptiste. That would be a…

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Mount cook : amazement and wheelchair’s strolls

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15 January 2017

I discovered Mount Cook, or Aoraki in maori, for the first time in november during a road-trip in the south island with our friend…

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