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.
... in New Zealand. The far extremities of the coast have a remote, end of the road feel. The area is built on the fortunes of gold, coal and timber. Our last stop of the day was Punakaiki. Punakaiki is famous for its fantastic Pancake Rocks and blowholes. Through a layering weathering process called stylobedding, the Dolomite Point limestone has formed into what looks like piles of thick pancakes. Although the tide was quite low, I still got ...
A four hour drive down to Punakaiki today, so not much time to do anything other than drive by time we arrived early afternoon. Our accommodation here was Te Nikau Rainforest Retreat, where we had a little cabin in the forest with shared kitchen etc we could use in the main lodge. The cabins were all quite isolated ...
... the blowholes. Most people just stay one night and do the pancake rocks. On 11/29 I went on a hike following the pororari river track, inland pack track, cave creek and back to the punakaiki river track. Cave creek has ... a cave and ... a creek going into it. I didn't feel like getting waist high water wet so i didn't go ...
Jen and Keren woke up early to go for a run and pick up food for the fry up we were cooking for our host. We ate and said thank you and goodbye, then hit the road again. We detoured to Hokitika Gorge before we left the town, and it was absolutely pouring! We've had nothing but rainy weather so far! The gorge was cool though, a flowing river surrounded by rocks and there was a rope bridge over it that we could walk over. On the way we passed a fallen tree that had ...