Marc & Nora ROUND THE WORLD 2005/2006 - Join us!

New Zealand-Travelogue  |  Travel time: September 2005 - July 2006  |  by marc and nora L.

The North Island: 'Aeron-Special': Kiwi Sheep-Shearing Show

In Australia when Nora almost didn´t get to hug a Koala I offered to dress up as one as a means of compensation. Here in New Zealand Nora almost didn`t get to see her New Zealand sheep shearing demo so I offered her a similar deal....suprisingly she turned me down here too! Probably for the better!

To spare me a shameful experience of donning wool, bleeting in a field and being abused by Welshmen & Kiwis we headed straight for Sheep World in Wakworth (approx. 50kms North of Auckland). It is a working sheep farm with a tourist element where you can see a sheep dog display, sheep sheering, learn about the NZ sheep farming and wool industry and feed baby lambs and a little baby red deer....awww! It was actually quite good fun and the animals were really cute including the odd looking Alpacas!

the first cut is the deepest...

the first cut is the deepest...

almost done...

almost done...

feeding a sheep

feeding a sheep

papa marc

papa marc

alpaca with freaky eyes

alpaca with freaky eyes

and after the shearing show we had to have the appropriate beer
--> CHEERS AERON!

and after the shearing show we had to have the appropriate beer
--> CHEERS AERON!

© marc and nora L., 2005
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Hello - 5 more days!!! On the 12th of September we are setting off! Our plan is to travel round the world for a period of 10 months. 1st stop: Thailand (1 month) and cambodia 2nd stop: Via Singapore (overland) to Australia where we plan to stay for approximately 4-5 months. 3rd stop: New Zealand (2 months) (north and south island) 4th stop: South America (approx. 3 months) (Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and if time and money allows we might visit costa rica)
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Start of journey: Sep 12, 2005
Duration: 11 months
End of journey: Jul 31, 2006
Travelled countries: world-wide
United Kingdom
Thailand
Malaysia
Cambodia
Singapore
Australia
Australia & Pacific
New Zealand
South America
Chile
Argentina
Bolivia
Peru
Ecuador
Canada
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marc and nora L. is an active author on break-fresh-ground. since 15 years.
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