Nov 14th : Horrifying Earthquake Experience While Backpacking in NZ

Nov 14th : Horrifying Earthquake Experience While Backpacking in NZ

  Have you ever felt a strong Earthquake before? For those who did, it may put you down emotionally and for some, it can be really horrifying when it is a massive one – which I went through while backpacking in New Zealand.     Here’s my story of the massive 7.8 Magnitude Earthquake that rocked the South Island on Monday, November 14, 2016.     I was in Blenheim, New Zealand when it all happened. While this is not new for New Zealanders experiencing earthquakes over the past decades, this occurrence has many impacts emotionally on the residents,…

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How I Hitchhiked From Coast to Coast in New Zealand

How I Hitchhiked From Coast to Coast in New Zealand

  Hitchhiking can be pretty adventurous things to do when you travel and you could meet interesting people along the way. It sounds fun, but for some reason hitching a ride expose you to some preying eyes, making yourself vulnerable to those with bad intention while offering you a ride. However, there are few places and countries where hitchhiking tends to be a norm and technically safe to do so.   Countries like Australia and New Zealand were among the best known for hitchhiking experience, it’s known to be safe, easy to…

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