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The Alpine Chronicles: From Christchurch to Greymouth

The Great Alpine Highway New Zealand

An exciting and memorable road trip in New Zealand is a journey from Christchurch to Greymouth. A 241 km stretch traced along the State Highway 73 acquaints travelers with diverse landscapes and stunning views. The starting point of the Great Alpine Highway is the city of Christchurch. The largest city in South Island, Christchurch is a bustling cosmopolitan with the ...

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New Zealand – Could This Be Love?

I first become aware of New Zealand back when I lived in Oregon, a state even in the early 80’s known as the ‘last bastion of the terminally hip.’ I guess that’s me. Hi. But if the ‘hipness’ passed around wholesale back then like fresh bud seemed a bit smug and self-righteous, the Oregon kind seemed genuine and heart-felt and ...

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Papua New Guinea: Fear Eats the Soul, Faith Restores It

Papua New Guinea is one of the most exotic places in the world, full of tribes and languages and the artifacts of ancient culture, many of which only came to the light of the rest of the world less than one hundred years ago. Unfortunately, unlike many other exotic countries- such as Ethiopia or Kampuchea or Bolivia- PNG has a ...

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