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... 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 ...
... even the short walks I was doing. At the tip of the Peninsula you'll find blue penguins and seals! I actually got to see both because of the cold weather, they were protecting their young instead of hunting all day. The peninsula also offers the only castle in NZ! It's small compared to most castles that still stand to (or those that I've seen), but it's absolutely stunning. And the garden... Breathtaking. After my freezing ...
... us not to risk it. It wasn’t just the chance of getting waterlogged that stopped us from putting Toads name to the test, but the fact that the rain had gone up a gear from heavy to bombardment. There was no point in even doing the walk in these conditions – we resigned ourselves to it being put on the “someday” list and decided to depart Wanaka for anywhere dry.
Mount Cook and all his friends
... shelf, which then spring up to the surface without warning. You really don't want to be above it when it does that.
All in all, a very worthwhile experience.
After being driven back to the centre, we went to the cafe in the grounds, called the Old Mountaineers. Food not great, sadly.
And off we go again. It was sad saying goodbye to our beautiful mountains, and to the Southern Alps generally. But we had to do it.
When we ...
... think Bombardier trains were a bit "iffy", at least the ones they sold to Denmark, not to mention the undercarriages that didn't work on some Bombardier planes......but then he was into Saab cars so not sure his judgement was totally sound. Next to us was an NZ family with small kids. They were rediscovering their homeland since working away for a number of years, exotic places like Shanghai and Guildford. Well that's it I think, I'm just downing the last of ...