Birds Ferry Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... his mind, stealing a sandwich from the table next to us.
Another quake on 6th January – 6.4 so that got everyone’s attention as there had not been one that strong for some time – fortunately no more damage so you just carry on.
Friends we met in the USA while riding around and who joined us a couple of times in various places along Route 66, Liz and Maurie, arrived in Christchurch after spending 5 weeks touring around ...
... fish chowder and some donated pineapple chunks in chocolate (the alternative to chocolate fish). Quick stop off at the 4 square supermarket to pick up some bits and pieces before I head off solo. Then back to the house to collect a few bits of food and a tattered old road atlas (with some pages missing!) At just gone 4pm I hit the road towards the West Coast; drove through beautiful scenery with a few photo stops and then an iced coffee ...
... other'! The way back was easier and Richard managed to take a few photos.
We carried on to Westport through the dramatic Buller Gorge and went to the i-site in Westport. Our aim was to look at the coal mining industry which forms a lot of history in this area. The coal is a very high quality apparently and exported to steel making industries. We booked 'The Denniston Experience' for the Friday and a visit to Stockton open cast coal mine, the following ...
... are lots of hitchhikers in NZ, and it seems to be a relatively safe way to travel here, although it's not my idea of fun to stand on the side of the road with no idea when you're going to be picked up. I was keen to join in and help out some fellow travellers, and we suddenly came across two young women standing by the side of the road in the middle of nowhere at about 6pm, with a sign saying Hokitika. Neither Jon or I had any idea where Hokitika was, so we shook our heads ...
... over 4 hours and I have to admit I was quite sore again by the time we got back to the hostel. But this time it was just sore and stiff rather being in a lot of pain! It was a nice way to spend the morning and early afternoon before relaxing for a little while around the hostel. Claire, Sinead and I made dinner together again (I washed up again) in the evening and got talking about random facts. According to Clare two gingers can't "mate" together because the child's ...