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Picton 10/10/2013 Da uns das Wetter auf der Nordinsel langsam zu blöd wurde, beschlossen wir einfach frühzeitig auf die Südinsel zu fahren. Wie sich herausstellte, war das definitiv die richtige Entscheidung, da wir gleich einen Job fanden :) Um 13:30 ging die Fähre von Wellington nach Picton, im Ferryterminal dann das nä …
... raining at the moment.
Graham you want to know why we are here this time of the year, easy, the summer tourists have gone, the winter season does not start until middle of June. No bugger anywhere and everyone treats you like famiily. Best time of the year.
Make sure Arsenal wins against Hull please. Do all your jobs in sequence, wear the right underwear and yell like hell. Go the Gunners
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... following the thundering river below. In the late 1800s this had been a huge gold rush area, with a pony trail up into the hills and boarding houses (with all miners requirements catered for), now there is nothing left. The vegetation has taken it all back to nature. PS, it turned out to be a bad investment and all the shareholders lost their money. Back to the van to listen to the rain thundering down on the roof whilst tea is ...
... zip wire which was 28 sec of adrenaline rush. The whole thing was captured on video which we will share when we get back. I managed to video some of our crossing which I will try to upload. After that things were rather more mundane. The whole Buller Gorge was spectacular but we ended up in Westport where we did some food shopping! We then followed the road to Cape Foulwind to watch the fur seals at their colony ...
... day, in a quiet swimming hole further up the same river.
The sandflies are crazy here. We got well bitten. The worst was at Lake Rotoroa, where we got surrounded by them as soon as we step out of the car. Hundreds around us. Fra had a very quick swim and we run back to the car. No wonder there's noone around that lake. We thought we had found the perfect spot ;)
It was Jenny's birthday yesterday. She and her partner Melissa took us for lunch to ...