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... local goldsmiths producing beautiful stuff and an amazing glass studio.
The Mozzie photo was a must; NZ may not have all the usual suspects... i.e.. leeches, ticks, snakes, spiders, fruit bats... but they sure make up for it with MOZZIES.
Single lane bridges; well we thought we were getting used to them until today when we found one we also had to share with trains! The Taramakau River Bridge. Well, not exactly share, the trains have right of ...
We muster ourselves for a 3km drive to Punakaiki Pancake Rocks Blowholes. The waves are just forceful enough to give out a deep punch when they hit the rocks and it’s a tease for what it must be like in stormy or high tides. In any case, we enjoy the big wide open views and read the signposts about the geography – ...
... our way up some tough currents as well. We got to a point where we physically couldn't go further so turned back and THAT was fun. We floated down pretty quickly and we're grateful to have a bit of a rest.
Then we headed to Franz Josef further south on the west coast where some adventurous activities occurred! Some of you may have seen the picture on facebook but due to limited internet time and friends waiting back in the kitchen, I will let you wait ...
... across the Southern Alps back into Christchurch. They provided us with earphones and a running commentary was provided to us throughout the trip.
We arrived back in Christchurch at approximately18:20pm.
After talking to my parents in the UK and Jim and Karin in Australia we sorted our cases out ready for our next adventure in the USA and went to find the hotel restaurant for ...
... bikes that day. I have found out that my limit on the bike is about 40kms per day. We did 60kms one day back in Upper Hutt and it nearly put me off cycling for ever. I would much rather do less and still enjoy it.
So, today we began at the start of the trail in the centre of Greymouth – along the seawall and followed the trail along the coast to ...
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