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La Vida Familiar
Adventures of a Kiwi Family of 5 who moved to the other side of the world...
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Haven't posted here for AGES! A sunny afternoon out at Braided Rivers today. Coming up we have our new house build at Lake Hood which I will track..... We hope to start soon Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at La Vida Familiar
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We are going to build a house Lake Hood is about 5 mins drive from Ashburton and our section is on a canal. We went there today for a walk and watched some of the rowing regatta while the big boys played tennis. Excited! We are in the process of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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View from the Crown Range towards Queenstown Lake Wanaka Mount Cook Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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I haven't done any posting lately. We have found a house to rent, kids are at school, back to work blah blah blah ughh. But spring is springing so a much more pleasant time for photos. I am hoping my enthusiasm and motivation for snapping and blogging returns sometime soon... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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Back to school but still having a bit of fun. It looks sunny but its bloody cold! Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
Posted Aug 27, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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A trip to the beach at Sentosa on the cable car was the last excursion on our holiday. After an afternoon at the pool we are now sitting at the airport waiting to board the plane for Christchurch..... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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We had a brilliant time at Universal Studios Singapore. Super happy to have been to Sesame Street, Jurassic Park, Ancient Egypt, Shrek's Far Far Away Castle, Sci Fi land (with Transformers Ride) and Waterworld. Even though the Egyptian Ride was really really scary! Another full day of roller coasters and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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Awesome day at Adventure Cove, Sentosa. Back there again tomorrow for Universal Studios... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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Shopping Lots of people but nothing like Disneyland which is the new yardstick.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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Nice Saturday morning around Paris, despite the rain. Quick visit to Montmartre before the rest of the tourists, then up to Parc de la Villette for a look at the Science Museum and the Park... Everyone is just a bit over having their picture taken! Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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We survived Disneyland! Boy it was exhausting. After a rough start to the day where the Disneyland trip was actually cancelled for a while and a 'forgotten tickets' moment requiring a backtrack on the metro, we finally got underway. It was lots of fun but hot and busy with huge... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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We had some huge surf in San Sebastian which was a lot of fun except for a neck injury sustained as a result (T). Swimming every day just as a summer holiday should be. It has been great to be in San Sebastian during Semana Grande, their biggest festival. It... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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San Sebastian is pefect. It has two amazing beaches in bays right beside each other and the town is small enough that you can walk everywhere. Our apartment is only 5 mins walk for Zurriola Beach which has the better surf. But we are also only a 10 min walk... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2013 at La Vida Familiar
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Lovely apartment in Rua das Pedras Negras, Alfama. A long long way up the stairs, HUGE shower (very uneuropean) and the washing line of death... Awesome views Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2013 at La Vida Familiar