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Climbing Things

When you’re climbing up a mountain at what feels like an 85 degree angle, clambering over loose rock and where every step into the deep sand sends you another half-step back, all of a sudden you feel like a great philosopher. 917 more words


It beggars belief!

It was with trepidation that I anticipated our visit to Franz Josef. Having been spoilt by the weather, and with no sign of the cold South Island New Zealand climate that I’d been warned about, I arrived in Franz Josef expecting weather worthy of an English winter. 1,686 more words

Motatapu Track

This 7km track to Fern Burn Hut takes you through grassy flats and bushland with stunning scenery along the way. You follow the Fern Burn all the way to the hut, passing copious waterfalls lazily spilling over rocks and plunging into pools. 119 more words

Big kids in Wanaka

We had a couple of days in Wanaka, we had thought we would do some walking or cycling here but the weather was a bit rubbish so we ended up just being big kids instead. 563 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: On Top

On top of the world looking down on creation.  How can you not marvel at the beauty of the earth?

i so appreciate your visit and the comments you leave behind… 9 more words



Kiwi humour I reckon can be summed up at Wanaka’s Puzzling world. Here’s my evidence:

1. They have a place called Puzzling World

2. Long after everyone is done with holograms Puzzling World have a dedicated room with a centre piece of what appears to be Carol Smilie in her early 90′s Wheel of Fortune hay day… 134 more words

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