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Day 19 started in Arrowtown with some lovely blue sky.
We left the holiday park in the morning and then had a bit of a walk around Arrowtown. It’s such a cute little town.
After Arrowtown, we drove back to Queenstown.
In Queenstown, we found a park and went for a walk around the town.
We met the guy who runs a camera review site called Camera Labs. Gordon’s originally from Manchester in England and he moved to New Zealand five years ago. He said he loves the outdoors.
So environments like Queenstown, I really, really love. And I love coming to visit. And I was living in London and it was taking such a long time to actually get out, even at the weekend, you wanted to go for a walk, it would take you hours to even get to some nice greenery. And I thought, you know what, why don’t I try and move to one of these places? So yeah, I came to one of my favourite holiday destinations. And it’s brilliant because now you step out of your home, and you’re
Camera Labs www.cameralabs.com
I asked Gordon if there was anything that surprised him about New Zealand English. And he said we use the word awesome a lot more than they do in England.
For something to be awesome, that’s a big deal. You know, really big deal. That’s like a once in a lifetime thing. You know, or, like, you know, really seriously massive. So yeah, awesome’s used a lot here and obviously sweet as, or anything
We had an awesome coffee, and I wrote a postcard and sent it to Japan.
We saw heaps of ducks and seagulls hanging out together. We also saw a big bird - this is called a
We also visited a holiday park in Queenstown which is run by the same people as the Arrowtown Born of Gold Holiday Park. We talked to the assistant manager who’s from Brazil.
South Brazil, Porto Alegre. So I
Carla Assem De Nijs
Queenstown Lakeview Holiday Park www.holidaypark.net.nz
Carla has lived in Queenstown for 5 years and she met her husband here.
We got married in Thailand. It’s quite mixed. We got married in Thailand, I’m from Brazil, he’s from Holland and then we spent our honeymoon in Holland.
I asked Carla how she learnt English.
So, when I got here, the first word that I was, like, able to speak was
We left Queenstown and drove up the road to check out some
This is the Kawarau Bridge Bungy - the world's first permanent commercial
The Crown Range Road is one of the highest sealed roads in New Zealand.
The Cardrona Ski Field was closed. I’d love to come back here in Winter. They open in late June.
That night we stayed at my
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Carla as Heritage bridge
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