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Two months in rural New Zealand

Written on: Thursday August 21st, 2008

A journal entry from: New Zealand

Did you miss me?

Well, in my absence, I've assembled stories of paint-sniffing urinating crazies on public transportation, cheeky sheep, demonic dried kiwifruit chip-making bosses, vans crammed with 26 people, flower-picking as a means of living, squid pancakes, mysterious odors, and life as a kiwifruit squeezer.

I hope it makes up for the gap.

If not, I apologize for the wait; we simply haven't had enough access to the internet. Rural New Zealand isn't the best place to pick up wireless. They're a little behind on some things. I don't think they've quite worked out the modern faucet, for example.

And why were we in the middle of nowhere? This could be an example in the consequences of hasty decision-making. We arrived in the country with very little money, so when we got to the IEP office (International Exchange Programs 


From Adam's Mom on Aug 23rd, 2008

Adam, I did not see one thing that I would have eaten in all of those food choices. I don't know how you did that hard work everyday and tough it out. We are proud of both of you Love

From sad tracy on Aug 23rd, 2008

why can i only read the first 3 paragraphs?? i know there must be more! arghh! but nice pics anyway!

From Miller on Jan 21st, 2009

Hey bro. Hope everything is going well with you two. Hope you are cominh back to the states soon.

From Josh from the D on Feb 6th, 2010

Hey bro hope everything is going good in your adventures!