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Day 5 Lochmara Lodge to Anakiwa
This is approximately 5 hours which means about 7 hours.
Up to the ridge line again this means a tough 1 hour climb even before we start the walk
Wonderful views near Mistletoe Bay and the Te Mahia Saddle. This was open farmland and native bush section near the waters ...
... theme. Peter sampled a flight of their beers. None were necessarily stand-out, but a few, like the cabernet barrel-aged sour were adventurous and fun. We met some fellow beer tasters at Moa, all of whom were from the States. That was rare, not because they were beer tasters in the heart of a huge wine region, but because we met very few Americans during our time in New Zealand. One group, from San Francisco, was living in New Zealand for a month. ...
Early start again so we could catch the ferry to Picton on the South Island. It was sad to leave the North which had been so special, but onwards and upwards! The ride lasted about 3 hours and was a little delayed due to an earlier ferry. On the plus side, we had to take a more scenic route, and got to see some stuff we would have missed otherwise. ...
... to the coast to camp for the night, at the mouth of a river. It's windy but I manage to get the sausages done on the barbeque before the wind gets too strong (and before the worst of the plague of flies descend on the camper).
Before going to bed we sneak a peak outside to gaze at the stars, having not seen them for a while due to cloudy nights. Yet another great display, especially as there isn't a light to be seen anywhere on the horizon. I might wear my lucky necklace more ...
... remains largely a mystery to me - The only times I ever stepped foot in the lab were to deliver juice samples I collected from freshly filled tanks. They test the juice at various sages throughout its fermentation for things like pH, sugar, alcohol, and a bunch of other sciency stuff that is beyond me. I mean… I wouldn't want to give away all the secrets of winemaking,…
3. Whites and reds are made differently.
I was involved mostly with ...