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I’m Kristie and welcome to Blonde & Blistered, my site about misadventures, life rambles, nature, and travel. Join me as I fumble my way through life, and try to experience as much as I can!

“Not all those who wander are lost”

J.R.R. Tolkien

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Nature Files: Muriwai Gannet Colony

As an Alberta Girl living in New Zealand, I’ve been fortunate to enjoy a few unique experiences in this little country in the middle of nowhere. And one of my favourites was visiting the Muriwai Gannet Colony located about an hours drive from downtown Auckland.  Gannets are fascinating birds. They’re about twice as big as … Continue reading Nature Files: Muriwai Gannet Colony