Entries by Zaschke

First sight visited

Tonight, I got up at 3am to visit Mount Eden. This is highest point in Auckland and its surrounding region. After a 60 minute walk I made it to the peak of the mountain. The view was fantastic and drove me to tears. It is hard to describe the look and even the pictures do […]

Feeling like home

Nothing much has happened during the past days. We have met a few new people, which seems to be very easy in New Zealand and last night I have been in bar together with Acbar from Dubai and a German exchange student for 2 or 3 hours. Everything was pretty relaxed. After having decided to […]

Our own 4 weels

This morning we bought a car. A Honda Accord SI, 5 doors, automatic transmission, air condition and lots of nice pretty extras. As we bought it from three Austrian guys that need to leave tomorrow, we got it for $750. Pictures of the car are following.

Further progress

After our arrival in New Zealand we have made further progress and are now users of the New Zealand cellular network. We also acquired a tax number and opened a bank account with the Bank of New Zealand. Fun fact: They play music television in New Zealand banks instead of these boring news channels.

First photos

I am sitting in a super market that provides internet access and are updating my website. Katja stayed in the hostel and is reading a book causing her to get quite sentimental. Nothing much new has happened. Yesterday, we have been invited to BBQ, which was more than just tasty. I uploaded some photos, which […]

Finally there

After a journey of more than 38 hours, we finally arrived in Auckland. At the moment we are staying in Conor’s Topfloor Hostel, where we will spend our first weeks. The temperature is anything but high. At 10 degrees Celsius a jacket becomes compulsory. First people have been met. On the way from the airport […]