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... of Madame as being ver Frensh, and so engaged the bloke in conversation. We were short of time so set of south without much delay. The day had started fine but on arriving at Akaroa the wind quickly got up on the water and the crowds spilled down the hills. As we came the hill before Akaroa there was an amazing view of the inlet with incredible aquamarine coloured sea, but, before Amanda could take photo, the clouds came over and ...
Today we had the whole day without driving to a new location so we got in some hiking. The main hike here is up the valley from the lodge to view Mt. Cook and the glacier below it. It was about a three hour round trip hike and the weather turned out to be perfect. We left in the morning with a few clouds and by the time we were near Mt. Cook the mountain cleared for some beautiful pictures. Mt. Cook is 12,000 feet all and the tallest in New Zealand. ...
... Railways Department's most prestigious trains.
There is also an airport located to the north of the town. It is equipped to handle light aircraft and short haul domestic flights, with regular services to Wellington.
There are also a number of bus services connecting Timaru's suburbs to the town centre.
Looking at the map of Timaru we decided to have a little walk into town and explore. Our walk took us through a ...
... At Oamaru just up the coast, we had to stop for yet another car museum (yawn!) and also the more interesting Steampunk HQ, which is described as Retro-futuristic sci-fi art or a quirky and fun science fiction that features steam powered technology or just another big man shed. It is housed in one of the many grand old buildings scattered around town (built from a limestone that you can saw). What can I say; it was amazing to see what grown men can do with old bits of ...
... you must be mad.
Only one less than satisfactory incident has occurred since we arrived on these shores. Donna, with utter carelessness and selfishness left a tissue in her trouser pocket as our clothes went in the wash. My brand new merino wool mid layer jumper was in with the trousers. Do you know how difficult it is to detach wet tissue paper from merino wool? There is a reason sheep don't ...