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... drive. When it rains, the rain runs down the driveway, so there are water ruts and big stones that appear scattered all over the road, along with the gravel that the rain brings down. I drive extremely slow up the drive and then we hit the bend where it's really rough, we're either going to scrape the bottom of the car off or completely wreck the paintwork with stones flying! Either way it was not a good outcome. I had to go slowly so the stones wouldn't fly up ...
... birds. During the tour we encountered a group of about 20 dolphins which included one baby. They performed for the boat of people by jumping out of the water two at a time. I also learned that they mate up to 50 times a day and have several different partners. Wowzers! The tour included seeing 'the hole in the rock', and an island visit where natives of NZ welcomed us by singing and shaking our hands while touching noses.
The following day we made our way out to 'Cathedral ...
... split apple roack on the way. It's impossible to capture the azure-coloured waters in the pictures we took.
Once we arrived, we decided we would hike out to Cleopatra's Pools for our lunch. Now that we're back on safe, flat ground, I can say that the hike was quite spectacular and totally worth it. I might have said a few different things during the hike itself! :)
It was almost four hours round-trip ...
... first time since Vietnam, and everywhere you go around the city you hear the usual
Christmas songs (many of which mention snow) which we just can’t get used to.
Nelson only has a population of around 40,000, so it really is a tiny city. Over the last few days we have been on yet more walks - New Zealand must be the capital of walking!
We have walked to the centre of New Zealand, where ...
... off! We rolled into Nelson early afternoon, having passed through the small town of Brightwater. It is the birthplace of Sir Ernest Rutherford the first nuclear physicist, who split the atom and as he saw it, gave the world an alternative form of energy. Nuclear bombs were not on his mind at the time! He was born into a family of 12 siblings and spent most of his working life at The Cavendish Laboratories in Cambridge, being awarded a Nobel Prize in Chemistry (not his ...