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NZ South Island road trip - part I: Christchurch to Punakaiki via Arthur's Pass

Why, hello there! It has been a while, and I do apologise, but Mona and I have simply been on the road so it’s been a little hard to keep up. 925 more words

Arthur's Pass: Taking the Windy Road to Castle Hill

I awoke in the top-bunk of my Jucy Snooze pod and pulled up the curtain to find our other roomies had already left to start the day.  584 more words


Bella and Buggy's Big Adventure, Part II

Singin’: “Don’t worry about a thing” – I won’t worry!
“‘Cause every little thing gonna be all right.”

If you haven’t read Bella and Buggy’s Big Adventure, Part I… 1,144 more words

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Castle Hill Peak

A quick overnight to the edge of Arthur’s Pass. Coming from Christchurch, we pulled to the side of the road just before reaching Lake Lyndon (a few km prior to Porter’s ski slopes and Castle Hill rocks). 206 more words


From the ocean to the mountains... too easy in NZ!

It is a quick trip from the pristine harbour of Akaroa to the splendid valley that is Arthur’s Pass.  Visitors can drive to this location or catch the train – with a station at Arthur’s Pass. 101 more words



Arthurs Pass is a road through the Southern Alps in the South Island, New Zealand. This pass through the mountains connects the Selwyn District in Canterbury to the West Coast. 165 more words


What If...

‘Let’s go out Plein Air painting’, he said.

He was gently coercing me past my fears.

What if I couldn’t do it justice?

What if it just didn’t work? 214 more words