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07.08.2009 – 10.08.2009 :: Weekendtrip to Christchurch

Over the last weekend I took a plane for travelling to Christchurch to visit Veronika who is working at the HIT-Lab/University of Cunterburry for 2 month. First I have to say that Christchurch is on the southern island where nature is more untouched than on the northern one.
It’s winter sale so I must check some new clothes for me ;-) and it’s amazing cheap here compared to Austrian standards… approximately half the prize!

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01.08.2009 :: Having some time for myself... at last!

After 2 weeks of setteling in and working on projects at UCOL I had time for myself for the first time here. This slot of time I used to go to the seaside with students colleges for a couple of hours by doing a camp fire, going up and down the shore and being impressed by the pacific sea. It was the same feeling of being once with all around like I had when I was first time at the Mediterranean sea.
A day after I went through Wanganui by collecting impressions of the city and having an afternoon out on the tiles. I haven't done that for so long time...

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17.07.2009 :: Going Out In Palmerston North

Sean and Graham (2 other students of UCOL) picked me up spontaniously for going out in Palmerston North aka. Palmy.
There we met Johnson who is a friend of Graham and who already was exchange student at the FH Hagenberg in summersemester 2007... what a coincidence!

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15.07.2009 :: Scouting Wanganui Area

We've been here vor estimated 2 hours and met two guys from USA at Close Quarters (where we live) with whom we started an exploration tour through Wanganui Area.

The two guys called Sam and Jeff are nice ones but typical americans: they belive that in 1969 americans were really on moon and they didn't know that Budweiser is a Czech beer.... oh dear!

Our tour stopped about 3km outside the city at Virginia Lake which is perfect vor jogging and angering swans. Absolutely beautiful although it's winter... by +10°C .


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