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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #140 on: December 23, 2016, 01:28:23 AM »
Wow, an unexpected surprise seeing this post. I've been wanting to go to NZ for a while now, but your pictures make me really, really want to go. Problem is July-August is the only time I can go that's not the best time of year to be there.

How many days of Shabbos did you keep, or do I have to wait for the next post to find out what you did on Sunday?

Great job and looking forward to the rest.

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #141 on: December 23, 2016, 07:56:12 AM »
What a lousy trip. Looks so boring and has no beauty in it what. so. ever.

I mean who'd actually want to go to New Zealand after seeing your post.

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #142 on: December 23, 2016, 12:33:10 PM »
Wow, an unexpected surprise seeing this post. I've been wanting to go to NZ for a while now, but your pictures make me really, really want to go. Problem is July-August is the only time I can go that's not the best time of year to be there.

How many days of Shabbos did you keep, or do I have to wait for the next post to find out what you did on Sunday?

Great job and looking forward to the rest.

We kept one day.  Thanks for reading!

What a lousy trip. Looks so boring and has no beauty in it what. so. ever.

I mean who'd actually want to go to New Zealand after seeing your post.

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Yes, I felt the same way about AKL on the opposite day before we went!
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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #143 on: December 23, 2016, 12:53:50 PM »
W.O.W.
I'm convinced

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #144 on: December 23, 2016, 01:02:03 PM »
We kept one day.  Thanks for reading!
Lucky you guys!

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #145 on: December 23, 2016, 01:40:44 PM »
Thank you for continuing, great installment!

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #146 on: December 23, 2016, 02:27:22 PM »
Brave trip. Great read. Great photos. I just wish when I click the photos it allows it to be maximized.
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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #147 on: December 23, 2016, 02:59:54 PM »
Brave trip. Great read. Great photos. I just wish when I click the photos it allows it to be maximized.
Me, too. Never figured out how to do that using Flickr guest pass.
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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #148 on: November 22, 2017, 11:06:42 PM »
Any chance you can continue please?

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #149 on: January 05, 2018, 10:41:43 AM »
@AJK Please finish this. :)
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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #150 on: January 08, 2018, 11:27:40 PM »
Awesome TR. We are going in couple months and deciding between car/motels Airbnb versus camper. Traveling with 10 month old. Was it a challenge driving the camper and on other side of road?

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #151 on: January 08, 2018, 11:38:12 PM »
Nah, not really. I've also had a lot of experience, including driving a stick on the wrong side in a place without traffic laws :)
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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #152 on: April 26, 2021, 04:56:54 AM »
Does anyone else feel like they just snorted something really good after reading this? (Especially the route planning)
Though there's a great hidden option on the VA 777 in J... an enclosed suite for the select few who know about it  ;)
I hate reading stuff like this years later when Google doesn't help anymore ( at least when you don't know what it is to inform your Google search)

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #153 on: April 26, 2021, 01:26:26 PM »
Appreciate the compliment! Route planning this trip was some of the most fun I've had in this hobby. Still probably my greatest redemption to date.

Attached is the answer to your question. Floor-to-ceiling curtains a la AF La Premier in one particular set of seats. The most privacy I've had on a plane short of flying private.
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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #154 on: April 26, 2021, 01:28:56 PM »
Appreciate the compliment! Route planning this trip was some of the most fun I've had in this hobby. Still probably my greatest redemption to date.

Attached is the answer to your question. Floor-to-ceiling curtains a la AF La Premier in one particular set of seats. The most privacy I've had on a plane short of flying private.
am i correct in assuming that is seats A and B in the last row?

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Re: Paradise Found: A "Holiday" to New Zealand in the Chariots of Kings
« Reply #155 on: April 26, 2021, 01:45:36 PM »
Correct, row 5, each set of 2-3-2.
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