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First off today, a trip round Lake Rotorua with a picture stop: Then a stop at the Skyride gondola and luge for a cable car trip up the hill and a go on the luge (like a soapbox car down a winding route back down the mountain) with a chairlift back to the top. Next [...]

Auckland, New Zealand

Day 1 of the New Zealand leg of the journey began with a very early arrival into Auckland and the collection of a rather too large car. Having several hours to kill before being able to check into the hotel for a much needed shower, we headed to Mount Eden for some panoramic views of [...]

From Heathrow to Hollywood

Hollywood map The first leg of our journey is complete. We arrived in LA after an uneventful 11 hour flight to find it warm and sunny. We immediately went in search of Hollywood Boulevard and a Hollywood sign photo opportunity. With this mission complete, it was early to bed (by LA time – about 4am [...]