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... by tourists, and not really famous for anything.. Other than its big trees, and who doesn't like big trees!!
We parked up and followed the walking track to the trees, each one we pass getting slightly larger, until we stumble across the aptly named Big Tree. Big Tree was, well, big. I don't recall the statistics, but it's large. A sign says that Maori's used the trees to make war canoes. Each tree could make a canoe that could carry a ...
... back into Methven and sized up for skis and clobber and while that was happening I was on the phone to the motorhome company asking advice about how to get things working. We solved the hot water problem, but the might-as-well-not-have-a-drainplug sink is still hopelessly slow. Maybe we can tackle that one some other day. Anyway by 10am were heading up the slope to Mt Hutt. I know when I use the word spectacular, there's going to be a lot of it on ...
... a lot of money. I had never heard of it before I came to NZ. But it is such a good way of emerging yourself in NZ and the Kiwi’s. Living with Allison, Samantha and Charlotte was a good first experience! Although it was a crazy family who were always busy and on the run, I’ve had a great time feeding the chickens, cats, cooking, baking, playing games, crafting and cleaning and bringing the kids to school;).
Akaroa is the ‘biggest’ town on ...
... considering hitch hiking as encourage by Jin Jin that day, decided I should try it for an experience. The hostel manager were happy when I told him and help me drew a board with "Christchurch, please :D". I headed out and just a few minutes along the bridge toward Tekapo Church, a van stopped by and offers to hitch me to the nearest town, Geraldine. I board the van and introduce myself excitedly, they were from California. Mark, who sat beside me on the back seat look ...
... obscured by mist and cloud. We spent a short time in the visitor centre which was interesting enough but would have been more relevant had we not see Mount Cook from the other side. We had a short walk up towards the mountains but the weather was poor so could not go very far. After a quick lunch, it was back on the coach driving along Lake Pukaki with little else but dairy farms with massive ...