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... found Penny's house, where she ushered us in. Penny's husband Geoff arrived back from work soon after we arrived and, before long, we were eating a delicious dinner and being recommended lots of wonderful places to visit in the South Island; Penny and Geoff are rightly very proud of their homeland. It was truly a luxury to spend the night in a real bed and we turned in very contented, having hatched some ver exciting plans for ...
... at about ten to return to the car hire depot to try and get hold of the manual and the lid to cover over the luggage in the boot that is missing. Neither available. We crossed town from north to south avoiding the centre, making for Akaroa, the only 'French' town in NZ. Large earthquake-proof estates of suburban houses were being built to replace those destroyed or damaged. The trip to this little town was about 100 kilometres along a winding ...
... to a table.
Trina and I both ordered the lamb shank on a bed of mashed potato, carrots and gravy. Pudding was a harder choice, we could not decide between Mississippi Mud Cake and Banoffe cake, so we got one of each and split it.
Walking back to the site we walked through another part of Caroline Bay. While walking through Caroline Bay we came across an Avery and Trina made friends with one of the inhabitants.
It wasn't ...
... in Timaru and were allocated site 60 After some fiddling around & some expert advice from the site manager we achieved connectivity to the mains grid and cooked dinner. Summer it is not as everyone agrees as it is forecast to be around freezing tonight!! After opening her kiwi advent calendar Nia snuggled down under a thick duvet and 2 fleece blankets in the sleeping quarter above the drivers ...
... but we still made the best of the day. Stop one was to cross the largest swing-bridge in NZ - over the Buller Gorge and the rocks were a cool rust color. Then we drove to Cape Foulwind to see the Fur seals, man it that a good name for it. We got to see some Fur seals. Then it was on to Punakaiki Blowholes and Pancake Rocks. It was awesome, the rocks did look like a bunch of pancakes stacked on top of each other. The wind and rain were still blasting ...