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New Zealand - Day Nine from Greymouth to Christchurch via Arthur's Pass

On our ninth day we awoke in a very sodden Greymouth. We replenished our car snack stockpile and got some breakfast, happy to move on. Initially the drive was slow due to heavy winds and rain. 270 more words


Amongst the clouds - Arthur's Pass New Zealand

Arthur’s Pass National Park holds great attraction to Christchurch city dwellers, as it’s close to town and has a huge range of backcountry options. This #potw (photo of the week) image on descent from the Kelly Range, just to the West of the Main Divide. 66 more words

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Arthur's Pass to Westport

We climbed Arthur’s Pass (from Christchurch to Greymouth) between the east and west coasts of the South Island, where the landscape turns from snow capped mountains and dry hills to lush forested gorges to cliffs overlooking the long beaches of the Tasman Sea. 157 more words

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Lenge siden sist

Det har vært stusselig på bloggefronten fra vår side i det siste, og for de som hadde håpet på litt hyppigere oppdateringer fra New Zealand, så beklager vi dette:) Vi lover fortsatt ikke det helt store, men her kommer uansett en liten oppdatering av det vi har fylt helgene med i den siste måneden. 341 more words

Photo of the week: The world's only alpine parrot

The kea, named by Maori for the sound of its call, is endemic to the Southern Alps of New Zealand and is the world’s only mountain parrot. 74 more words

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#50DaysOfYes Chch weekend

Oh boy, what a weekend.

I said Yes a few weeks ago to my friend Nigel’s offer of snow caving in Arthur’s Pass. And what a weekend it was. 1,769 more words