Australia/New Zealand (1 Viewer)

May 11, 2010
iowa and illinois (quad cities)
Anyone ever been here/traveled through here?? ive got some money saved and decided i want to go somewhere warm for the winter, so what better place. I plan on backpacking and not living fancy. Just thought i'd see if anyone has been to either country before, and what advice they might have.
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Aug 19, 2011
North Coast of Scotland
New Zealand is my favourite place so far. The whole country is incredibly friendly and relaxed, the people are great. there are also loads of travellers living in vehicles, good food and plenty of squats and organic farms. I found it to be the best place I've ever been for hitchhiking and the Westland is a wilderness squatter's paradise; there are chamois, possum and red deer and they are all invasive pest species with no closed season. I want to go back again, it's a brilliant place and Kiwis are absolutely top people.

Australia, on the other hand, is just a cultural wasteland filled with racists.


Sep 15, 2011
New Zealand! It's simply the best on its own way..The Kiwis were all great and accommodating. And we would sure go back there for another visit.

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