How a Closet Saved My Sanity

How a Closet Saved My Sanity

Sometimes traveling sucks. There, I said it, and I hate to admit it, but sometimes traveling really does suck. Our last week of life on the road was draining, stressful, tense, confusing, difficult, and just all around, um, sucky. Not just for a few minutes, or an hour, but for multiple days … Everything. Just. Sucked. *

I posted before that we could easily live in Sydney, but after that things just sort of fell apart. 

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Breakdowns and Illness and Cyclones, Oh My!

Breakdowns and Illness and Cyclones, Oh My!

Debacles in three acts. Disclaimer: This is a long one.

The New Zealand leg of our trip started in near perfection but that didn’t last long. Not long at all. After our lovely morning in Okains Bay, we set out on a long drive South. We stopped at Lake Tekapo (not pronounced “Take-a-poo” apparently) for a walk, then free camped on the South side of Lake Pukaki near the town of Twizzler.

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