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Date Details Distance(km) Overnight stay Photos
29 March 2005 From Hamburg (departure 12.24 pm) to Frankfurt Airport (arrival 4.00 pm) by train (ICE) 500 -- --
29. März 2005 Flight with Korean Air from Frankfurt (departure 19.45 pm) to Seoul 8.550 Aboard the aircraft --
30 March 2005 Arrival in Seoul (1.00 pm); continuation with Korean Air from Seoul (departure 9.10 pm) to Auckland 9.651 Aboard the aircraft --
31 March 2005 Arrival in Auckland (11.30 am); continuation with Air New Zealand from Auckland (departure 3.40 pm) to Christchurch (Arrival 5.00 pm) 747 At the Camelot Cathedral Hotel in Christchurch --
01 April 2005 City walk in Christchurch; by taxi to KEA Campers rental station; from Christchurch to Kaikoura (State Highway 1) 200 Kaikoura Top Ten Holiday Park 01 April
02 April 2005 Whale Watch in Kaikoura; back to Christchurch and further to Rakaia (SH 1) 247 Rakaia River Holiday Park 02 April
03. April 2005 SH 1 via Ashburton to Rangitata; from there on the SH 79 to Fairlie; from thereon the SH 8 to Lake Tekapo; further via Twizel to Omarama (SH 8); from there on the SH 83 via Otematata, Kurow, Duntroon and Pukeiru to Oamaru 345 Oamaru Top Ten Holiday Park 03 April
04. April 2005 SH 1 via Herbert to Moeraki Boulders; trip to the Moeraki Lighthouse (unsealed road); back to SH 1 and then to Dunedin; from there trip to Otago Peninsula to "Albatros colony" at Taiaroa Head; back towards Dunedin to Portobello 180 Portobello Village Tourist Park 04 April
05 April 2005 From Portobello to Sandfly Bay und then via Dunedin (SH 1) to the Sinclair Wetlands); then via Milton, Balclutha and Gore to Mataura; then vian Winton to Clifden (SH 96); and finally to Tuatapere (SH 99) 334 Tuatapere Motel, Backpackers and Holiday Park 05 April
06 April 2005 Back to Clifden; the "Southern Scenic Route" via Manapouri to Te Anau 161 Te Anau Top Ten Holiday Park Mountain View 06 April
07. April 2005 From Te Anau to Milford Village (SH 94); same route back to Te Anau 234 Te Anau Top Ten Holiday Park Mountain View 07 April
08 April 2005 From Te Anau via Mossburn to Five Rivers (SH 94); further via Frankton to Queenstown (SH 6); further to Cromwell; trip to Alexandra (SH 8); back to Cromwell and then to Wanaka (SH 6) 354 Wanaka Bayview Motel Aspiring Campervan Park 08 April
09 April 2005 From Wanaka via Lake Hawea and the Haast Pass to Haast (SH 6); short trip to Haast Beach; further to Fox Glacier (SH 6) 283 Fox Glacier Holiday Park 09 April
10 April 2005 Short trip to Lake Matheson and then further to Punakaiki (SH 6) 258 Punakaiki Beach Park 10 April
11 April 2005 SH 6 via Murchison and Owen Junction to Motupiko. From Motupiko to Motueka (SH 61 271 Motueka Top Ten Holiday Park 11 April
12. April 2005 From Motueka to Pupu Springs (SH 60) und back; further to Richmond; further via Nelson to Havelock (SH 6); on the Queen Charlotte Drive to Linkwater 273 Smith´s Farm Holiday Park; Linkwater 12 April
13 April 2005 From Linkwater further on the Queen Charlotte Drive to Picton; round trip from Picton via Waikawa (narrow, twisting, unsealed road), Rarangi und Tuamarina back to Picton. Ferry transit (Interislander) to Wellington. Via Levin (SH 1) to Palmerston North (SH 57) 235 Palmerston North Holiday Park 13 April
14 April 2005 From Palmerston North to Ashhurst (SH 57); SH 3 to Woodville and further via Piripiri and Hastings to Napier (SH 2). Further to Whirinaki (SH 2); and then to Taupo (SH 5) 326 Lake Taupo Top Ten Holiday Park 14 April
15 April 2005 From Taupo to Huka Falls (SH 1); ancillary road to Orakei Korako and further via Mihi and Rotorua to Tirau (SH 5); further to Putaruru (SH 1) 178 Kea Motel and Holiday Park; Putaruru 15 April
16 April 2005 Back to Tirau and further to Matamata (SH 27); further via Mangatarata and Pokeno to Auckland. Trip to downtown and then via the Harbour Bridge to Devonport; then further to Orewa (SH 1) 249 Puriri Park Top Ten Holiday Resort; Orewa 16 April
17 April 2005 From Orewa to Kawakawa (SH 1) and further (SH 11) via Waitangi to Puketona; further via Pakaraka, Rangiahua, Kataia and Awanui to Waipapakauri respectively Waipapakauri Beach 317 The Park 90 Mile Beach 17 April
18 April 2005 From Waipapakauri Beach to Awanui and back to Waipapakauri Beach 39 The Park 90 Mile Beach 18. April
19 April 2005 From Waipapakauri Beach via Awanui, Kataia to Rangiahua (SH 1); then further (ancillary, partly unsealed road) to Taheke; SH 12 via Opononi, Omapere and Waipoua Kauri Forest to Kaihu. 191 Kauri Coast Top Ten Holiday Park 19 April
20 April 2005 SH 12 via Dargaville and Paparoa to Brynderwyn; SH 1 to Orewa 217 Puriri Park Top Ten Holiday Resort; Orewa 20 April
21 April 2005 SH 1 to Auckland; trip to Devonport (again via the Harbour Bridge) and to Mt. Eden; then to Glenfiled to the KEA Campers Station; by taxi to the airport 71 -- 21 April
21 April 2005 Departure at 10.00 pm with Korean Air to Seoul 9.651 Aboard the aircarft --
22 April 2005 Arrival in Seoul (6.55 am); continuation with Korean Air to Frankfurt (departue 1.55 pm) 8.550 -- --
22 April 2005 Arrival in Frankfurt (5.35 pm); continuation by train (ICE) to Lüneburg; then by car home 500 -- --
25 days missed a lot due to the short time by train: 1000
by plane: 37149
by car: 4967
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Last update 30. December 2005