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... is usually just the end of a ridge, while actual mountain tops often aren’t named at all) then traversing across to Bushline Hut. One more night out in this beautiful area!
In the morning we headed off early for the short, 50 minute walk back down to the car. Another successful trip in the mountains! And great weather again. We’ve been getting lucky. Now we’re back in Nelson sorting ourselves out before our next move: down the west coast, we think! ...
... our heads down for the night. The Haast pass (the road we needed to follow to get us to our next towns of Wanaka, Arrowtown and Queenstown) closed between 4pm-8am. We have been told a few unpleasant stories of people driving down the pass, and for whatever reason running into trouble, often loosing their lives. I especially wasn’t looking forward to the drive ahead, and so we went to bed praying for clear blue skies, no snow or black ice and a safe uneventful drive in the morning.
... surrounded by rain forest and sandwiched between the Southern Alps and the beautiful windswept beaches of the Tasman Sea. There will be time for an independent lunch and a leisurely stroll.After lunch, we depart for Greymouth, with a stop along the way at Hokitika, a small farming community with a rich history. It boomed in the 1860s with the gold rush, and was, at that time, the busiest port in the country. A ...
... coast, we stopped at Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and Blowholes. A short walk on an excellent interpretive trail took us out to heaps and heaps of rocks that looked like...you guessed it, pancakes! Actually, they were pretty impressive, really beautiful, with tons of blowholes in them that, at high tide (which we were not there at, boo!) send geysers high into the air. The formations ...
... glass of sav blanc and a wrap. Parked up at 252 beachside campa park now at Hokitika. Fighting with the Germans for space on the clothes line. Off for a beach walk to town shortly. Didn't end up walking to town, but the beach walk was very cool. Had lamb rack for dinner. Got the bike off the rack and went for a ride to get chocolate. Got back and realised I'd forgotten chocolate so went for another ride and got ...
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