Yesterday I woke up around 7 am and spent most of the morning trying to plan out what I was going to do in the next week or so. Getting to Queenstown is more tough than I thought and there are a lot of different options. While on the computer I befriended this German sitting next to me. We ended up chatting and decided to go wander around the city together. After a brief visit to the Art Museum we came back to the hostel where we proceeded…

Before I even left LA I had my first mistake. Apparently you can’t buy a one way ticket to New Zealand. Supposedly their government doesn’t allow it. Fiji Airlines wouldn’t even let me check in unless I could prove to them that I had a ticket leaving New Zealand. No big deal I used my Priceline app and purchased a ticket from Auckland to Melbourne on April 8th at the ticket counter. After customs in New Zealand, I used the same app to cancel the flight free of…

Nothing eventual happened on the plane ride to LA. Usually I listen to music, read a book, or nap. But this flight, I didn’t do any of that. I just starred out at the window or at the seat back in front of me. I guess I just have a lot of things on my mind. It didn’t really dawn on me until I saw the Rockies what exactly I was doing. By most standards what I did would seem pretty irrational. I had a good job where…