New Zealand – Day 1 to Day 3

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Dwarven-Carved Styrofoam Greets you in the Auckland Airport

 

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AIR TRAVEL
We left Jacksonville midway through Monday headed to Dallas on American Airlines.  From there we boarded Quantas headed for Sydney.  Shortly after takeoff our pilot explained our delayed departure was due to a required double check of the fuel load.  Apparently this calculation can get kind of complex and our flight was unusual because we were going on the largest commercial airplane in the world (neat) on the longest single flight in the world (boo).

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New Zealand: Introduction and Planning

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Purple mountains light up at the dawn of a new trip. Those little black dots on the grass are sheep!

You can jump straight to Day One of the trip.

I am so thrilled to be sharing the recap of our recent trip to New Zealand!  This post will serve as an intro and talk you through the months of planning that we did.  If you are dreaming of  visiting New Zealand in the future,  I hope this information makes your planning quicker and easier.

Be sure to follow this blog as upcoming posts will walk you through each day of our trip with details and pictures.

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