The Rocks Homestay
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Vandaag naar Punakaiki gereden ongeveer 240 Km.
Onderweg 2 tracks gelopen in de buurt van het dorp.
De Pancake Rocks and Blowholes zijn daar erg mooi.
Deze rotsformaties zijn ontstaan door erosie van water en wind.
Diverse modellen gefotografeerd.
Op een rots was een stern zijn jong aan het voeren.
Morgen gaan we naar het oosten.
... blowholes dispelling misty sea steam from the battering sea waves below. The rocks looked like they were piled high on layers giving them the distinctive name of pancake rocks. On one part of the jutting rocks next to the shore there was a board showing all the different depictions of monsters and faces seen through an imaginative eye. We stopped for lunch further down the west ...
... of regurgitating fish to the young only metres away. We stayed at Papatowai Campsite where the camp shower was once again bought out. Continuing along the coast on Wednesday we stopped off to view Purakaunui Falls and Nugget Point Lighthouse before leaving the Catlins and staying in Lawrence for the evening. Thursday took us back through the familiar surroundings of Central Otago en route to the West Coast, stopping off for one ...
... sea and mountain. Our shack in the rainforest was part of a small set up of several exotic individualistic houses, plus main house with lounge and kitchen, and attached staff quarters. A guy from Uruguay was managing it. Would there be an another Uruguayan in N Z?. Anyway he said that his was such a small country he probably would know any fellow countryman currently in NZ. We found our lovely quirky little hut down a path lost in the jungle ...
... shorts and thongs.
Fortunately, the rain stopped as we walked round, and the rough sea made the blowholes particularly spectacular. The limestone rocks have weathered to give them a layered appearance like a stack of pancakes and very photogenic with their garnish of lush foliage.
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