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... stuff. The most exciting afternoon ever! Saw dolphins, seals, blue penguin chicks in nesting boxes and lots of sea birds we're not familiar with. Apparently we were very fortunate as we saw a King Shag, very rare, only 650 in the world! Went onto Motuara Island. The most stunning scenery I've ever seen. Feeling blessed. And so we leave South Island and head ...
... jog and then made our way back for breakfast. After a hearty meal we put on some wetsuits and headed out on the boat. The ocean is a little rougher than the lake... We were bouncing around like a tin lunch box at sea. We nestled in a small beach just off some large rocks and found a small beach with a freshwater fall. Maeve's dad set up a net. We went to the beach and I grabbed a snorkel. Hopped in the freezing pacific and attempted to ...
When we arrived in Christchurch and told our driver our plans he tut tut tutted and told us about Cyclone Lusi, heading our way and due to hit the Cook Strait just as we did!
We've been watching the weather forecasts and reckon we will be ok.
So we got up this morning to rain and wind, however it seemed more like the normal kind. The train left Christchurch on time at 7am. There seems to be some problem with the rolling stock of Kiwi scenic rail as they've had to take the ...
... as we depart for Australia. The plan will unfold as it happens!
In the evening we went sailing.
When we arrived at the hostel in Picton yesterday the manager(ess) noticed my Kantara polo shirt and we got into a conversation about sailing which resulted in us being invited to crew in tonight`s race organised by Waikawa boating club. There were six of us on board a 33 foot cruiser and ...
... at were closed and forced us to stop at bigger tourist spots which were full of bus loads of wet and crabby tourists... so we stayed on the road. We did stop around 1400hrs for a late lunch just past Josez Franz and Fox Glacier missing all bus loads and crowds. Lunch was honestly the highlight of our day. Our waitress was amazing and the owner of the restaurant ...
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