"Why do you come to Samoa?" the officer at customs on the international airport asks again. It feels like an eternity that I've been questioned and held back here. It's 2 am in the morning, I'm the last passenger to pass the border and it's maybe just 10 minutes ago that I arrived at his … Continue reading Samoa – a short adventure across the Pacific (24.-29.12.2017)
Month: December 2017
Fiji – a holiday from traveling (11.12.-23.12.)
When I first arrived in Nadi, Fiji, I was a bit shocked. Nothing felt right, it wasn't at all what I expected it to be and I couldn't get along with the people around me. After 10 weeks in New Zealand I had to adjust myself anew. I planned my days as following: 1 day … Continue reading Fiji – a holiday from traveling (11.12.-23.12.)
New Zealand – 10 weeks passed by in a glimpse – what’s next?
So here it is. The last day in New Zealand. It's crazy how 10 weeks can fly by without really noticing the time. Lucky I have pictures and this blog to remind me what wonderful things I did on my way around the islands. And how wonderful people I met along the way. Summer in … Continue reading New Zealand – 10 weeks passed by in a glimpse – what’s next?
The last 7 days in Auckland area (NZ ~ 03.-10.12.2017)
Disclaimer: These words are written a bit in a hurry. I couldn't really correct them and there are still some pictures missing since the wifi is not working properly. I will make an update soon. ***** Sitting in my hostel in Rotorua I felt quite unsure what to do with my last week in New … Continue reading The last 7 days in Auckland area (NZ ~ 03.-10.12.2017)
Rotorua – My last new place (NZ ~ 30.11.-03.12.)
Rotorua I: I wander through the redwood forest. An hour walk across the geothermal sulfur fields has brought me here. Such a different scenery back there to the forest I'm now in. The smell of conifers reminds me of all the parties at my grandmother’s house in the woods. I breathe in deeply and can … Continue reading Rotorua – My last new place (NZ ~ 30.11.-03.12.)
Wellington and Taupo – again? Why? (NZ ~ 26.-30.11.)
Well, you might ask why Wellington and Taupo again? While there is so much unknown still to discover? Good question. I like coming back to places I like. And to get a second glance or an even better look into the place. I have good memories with Taupo and Wellington and since I wanted to … Continue reading Wellington and Taupo – again? Why? (NZ ~ 26.-30.11.)