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... great view from Mt. Cook all the way down to Lake Pukaki.
As we hiked, our guides explained some of the flora and fauna along the trail. We passed a plant called Old Man’s Beard because it looked like an old man’s beard. We also passed a lot of a very sharp plant called Matakori, which is Maori for “face slasher.” Matakori was used by the Maori to tattoo, including their sweet face tats, because the needles are hollow – perfect ...
... top. I was looking around and I caught
a glimpse of someone up in the mountain in what looked like a cave. We looked
at each other and then the person ran away, it was pretty weird. It’s like they
were hiding in the mountains. I finished taking my pictures and made my way
back to the village.
I left Mt Cook to go to Queenstown late afternoon and arrived in Queenstown around dinner
time. I ...
... Wednesday we did some work with Chris. Landscaping an aviary in the Timaru botanic gardens which was really good fun as we got to go Inside with all the birds. In the evening we went down to his workshop and started getting the van ready for his new engine. On Thursday Kim went into labour at 4am and was taken to the hospital where she gave birth around 13:15 to baby Axel at 8 pounds 8. We went up around 4pm to see him and ...
... clean them. Jane and I look at each other dropped jawed. We're each carrying in addition to the boots, shoes, trainers and sandals, are they going to get a clean ? What about body parts, the armpits are getting a bit grubby by now and I have haven't de-waxed the ears for a couple of months, will this courtesy extend this far ? But no, they are only interested in the boots, so they take them away and the come back 5 minutes later, clean as new.
It turns ...
... at the heart of a town or city forms a cultural and historical centrepiece of the community and to see Christchurch Cathedral open fronted with its tower destroyed, left the visiting tourists whispering and subdued. Many small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars would have instantly and permanently closed down, and there is an edgy atmosphere reflected in the clusters of locals we see hanging around that ...