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Travel with a Disability

Accessible Tourism in Queensland

One of these…years…I’ll finish writing about our trip to New Zealand, but in the meantime, the government of Queensland, Australia, has published a guide for businesses on inclusive tourism. Inclusive Tourism: Making your business more inclusive and accessible Sandra Rhodda,…
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Wanaka and Mount Aspiring National Park

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series 2014 New Zealand

Our next stop was Wanaka, a small lakeside town in the Queenstown Lakes District. On the way there from Te Anau we drove through wildly popular and buzzing Queenstown, and were glad that we’d decided to base ourselves in Wanaka…
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Te Anau and Milford Sound

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series 2014 New Zealand

The southwest coast of New Zealand’s South Island is called Fiordland. It’s a remote, sparsely populated wonderland of mountains, forests and deep ocean sounds. This part of the trip entailed the most planning and probably engendered the most anxiety on…
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Invercargill: Tuataras and Indians

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series 2014 New Zealand

When I first started planning our trip around South Island, Invercargill was just a one night stop between Dunedin and Te Anau. Until my beloved leaned over my shoulder as I was staring at the map and exclaimed, “Invercargill? That’s…
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Curio Bay

Through the Catlins to Invercargill

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series 2014 New Zealand

The first leg of our trip around New Zealand’s South Island was a driving the Southern Scenic Route from Dunedin to Invercargill through the Catlins. The Catlins are a sparsely populated coastal area in the southeastern corner of the islands….
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New Zealand, Land of the Long White Cloud

New Zealand’s South Island

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series 2014 New Zealand

We’re just back from a month traveling around New Zealand’s South Island, and we had a great time. We visited Dunedin, Invercargill, Te Anau, Wanaka, and Christchurch. We rented a small car and stayed with friends and in mid-priced motels….
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