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... and then there will be sunshine again!!! (CNS1401)

February 4, 2014

On our last day here in Northland the weather god had mercy on us and gave us some more blue sky, sunshine and balmy temperatures. We left Russell, the "Hellhole of the Pacific", on the ultra-twisty Old Russell Road, one of the best rides in all of ...

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End of tour, what a pity (NSZ1401)

January 21, 2014

From the hotel in Rotorua the group of 21 embarked on their last riding day, destination Auckland. From here they will go home, only three lucky lads are bound to continue on our one-week extension to Northland. To be continued!

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Not such a small country after all... (NSZ 1302)

November 13, 2013

The stinging smell of sulphur in the air means that we reached Rotorua, the volcanic and thermal heart of New Zealand (often called Rotten-rua by some disrespectful Aucklanders) and that again means that our tour is almost over, only one riding day left. We covered more than ...

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New Zealand's Big Five (CNS 1301)

February 8, 2013

No, we don't mean Kiwi, Kea, Weka, Pukeko and Tui, even though these are five bird species that are endemic to New Zealand. We're talking fun sports here, and the NZ Big Five are Bungy, jet boat, helicopter, quad and jet ski. Some people in the group ...

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The Ride To Middle Earth (NSZ1301)

January 22, 2013

On our last riding day we went to visit a very, very special place: Hobbiton, the home of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins. The place is so incredibly picturesque and cute that everybody wanted to become a Hobbit and stay here. But we went on to Auckland and ...

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9PI 1201 Philipp Island Australia Ducati-tour

October 23, 2012

Day 11 Canberra to Sydney, last day riding. Everything fine, all together back safely and happy about the 2 unforgettable weeks. And surely one of the funniest tour we had so far, plenty to laugh about "true stories". Thanks all particpants, see you soon hopefully!!!

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North, north, to the tropics! (CAA 1201)

March 27, 2012

On our 11th riding day we finally got wet. But only a little, up in the mountains north-west of Brisbane, and the rain was actually quite welcome because it kept the temperatures at a comfortable level and it made the Eucalyptus trees release their full aroma. ...

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Along the West Coast of the South Island (SPT 1202)

March 15, 2012

After the rest day we continued north, but not without experiencing a truly New Zealand thing: jetboating. It was a blast!

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Where did the Bay of Islands get its name from? (CNS 1201)

February 8, 2012

From the fact that it is a bay which is full of islands. Smart, eh? Anyway, we went there today on our bikes to take in the amazing scenery. This shot was taken at a viewpoint high above Matauri Bay, from a road that is known as ...

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Wellington-Napier-Rotorua (NSZ 1201)

January 25, 2012

After riding on the North Island for two days we made it to Rotorua, the Maori Capital of New Zealand. The city is also famous for the top-quality Tequila, approved by Jose (Spain) and Gilberto (Mexico):

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Edelweiss 2011 is completed (CNS1101)

November 30, 2011

The last day of the last Edelweiss tour in 2011 just started here in Russell, New Zealand. It is a beautiful day, with blue skies and balmy temperatures of 25°C/80°F. It is hard to imagine that Christmas is only a few weeks away. Here are some ...

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New Zealand Tour ends in Auckland (NSZ 1103)

November 16, 2011

After two weeks of riding all over the South and North Islands of New Zealand we arrived in Auckland yesterday. It was a beautiful tour, a bit cold and wet at times, but still an unforgettable experience. Here are some impressions: 

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Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef (CAA 1101)

November 3, 2011

Cairns, the final destination of our Australia tour, is also the gateway to one of the world's greatest natural wonders: the Great Barrier Reef. Words can't do justice to this amazing place, so we'll let the photographs speak for themselves:

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Brisbane, here we come! (CAA1101)

October 24, 2011

As usual on Edelweiss Tours, time is flying - and so are we! After leaving Sydney behind us, we continued to the north.  Beautiful beaches, unique animals and stunning picnic locations line the way towards Brisbane, where we will arrive tonight. Here are some impressions of the ...

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