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... were the mountains running down the middle of South Island. It was breath taking! We passed several signs for Mt. Cook so we couldn't have been that far away. We stopped for a cheeky Subway as we were really hungry and were on a tight time schedule to get to Oamaru. Some places are just like the UK, others very continental, but driving into Oamaru was like driving into Paignton! Loads of motels B&Bs, then the shops etc, all close to the sea. It's all very UK-like in its layout. ...
... cannot see the lights. The researchers have another area set up but do not allow tourism there as a way to compare the impacts of humans in the penguins' territory. The differences are very minor , which I guess is why they still allow people to view this amazing natural sight each night. Some of the penguins have found boxes that were created for them to nest in by the researchers and these are favourited over making their own, as they are stronger and sturdier shelters. ...
... town. Just like the engravings done in a tree trunk and put up by the harbour. We were alone for dinner tonight, but all was left out for us to cook up. Some ham steaks, handmade chips, peas and pineapple. Friday: Jobs for us today was to weed the veggie patch, and some other areas of the garden. The garden was fine as it was large stuff, the veg patch wasn't so much fun as it was just very small weeds, well nettles. So not only did it kill your back but you got stung all the ...