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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 ...
... of tips for our journey.
Geraldine is a sleepy farming town with a few shops and the Guiness World Record for the largest knitted jumper ! The backdrop is snow covered mountains but no snow here but it rained for a while.
Cooked Lambs Liver tonight the first time we have it in nearly a year very tasty. It is nearing the end of the kids summer holidays so it is getting quiter but its quiet anyway and the people have been great.
... short distance to the Moeraki Boulders which are found along a stretch of Koekohe Beach. We went for a walk along the sand and saw all the boulders ahead of us, some solitary and some clustered together. They were pretty remarkable and an interesting and quite intriguing sight. Some of them looked like turtles lying on the beach. These spherical boulders did not come from bedrock the way boulders normally do. They are ...
... turning back and settle into it, it’s euphoric. The Nevis involves nine seconds of freefall…that’s nine seconds of the earth coming closer and closer towards you. I loved it! Definitely one of the best things I’ve ever done, and I’m pretty sure the adrenaline still hasn’t worn off.
Milford Sound and Frisbee Golf
A lot of people were let down by Milford Sound; a much hyped boat ride ...
... bloggers who have followed our previous travels and The Hunt for Tonga Pete......you will be aware that Tony had not seen his friend since 1975. Helen has matched this by tracking Pamela and Max. Tony is trying to remember any friends from 1974 and before, to track down on our next travels!!). Geraldine is about three hours motoring from Wanaka, along the 8a and 8 roads, crossing over the Lindis Pass 934 ...