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We're now at Christchurch, ready for our early morning flight to Sydney. Sadly, the holiday is almost over. We caught the train on Tuesday to Taieri Gorge, another great train journey. This one was just a half-day return trip. The gorge is quite dramatic in places, and much of the scenery is very pretty. Later in the afternoon, we drove to Larnarch Castle. The drive gave us some fantastic views of Dunedin and the surrounding countryside. The castle itself was fascinating ...
... back in Seattle after 7 nights, we pick up an RV
and head off wherever we fancy, taking in the delights of Sturgis again;
possibly Denver and wherever the road takes us. We have a base itinerary but that
is flexible so there’s no real ties except for the return date to LA.
We aren’t stopping over in Hawaii this time so it will be a
long haul back via Sydney and Christchurch before Sean flies into Auckland.
I will have about ...
... Road towards West Melton in Canterbury to get some stunning photos of the Southern Alps. I was met with some snow on the ground about 30 minutes outside of Christchurch and enjoyed watched the snow fall on the Port Hills as I drove back to Christchurch. No snow fell in the city, but we did have a ...
... is also famous for its diverse natural beauty and fascinating landscape. Both the Franz Josef Glacier and the remote Milford Sound were spectacular sites. Actually, as I learnt, a Sound is a lake that has been shaped by a river which has expanded over thousands of years. However, so called Milford Sound was actually created by a moving glacier and thus is a Fjord. So it should be called Milford Fjord…but I guess Milford ...
... had amazing views of dolphins from the air, practiced some donuts, got some Gs and basically both got the flying bug. Along with a Tesla S and a sailboat, Jeremy has now added a float plane to our ridiculous imaginary wish list. Part II - Christchurch It's now been over 4 years since the devastating earthquakes when 185 people lost their lives. To walk around downtown, though, you'd think it was last month. The destruction was on a ...