Drove from Dunedin through Arthur’s Pass in the centre of the South Island to stay at another Wilderness Lodge.What a glorious part of the country.Braided rivers, more boulders at Castle Hill (I’m getting a bit of a thing about boulders), lovely flora and fauna – really hard to finally leave what must be one of the most wonderful landscapes I’ve ever visited. 57 more words
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LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: VERY HARD. DO NOT ATTEMPT IF YOU ARE SCARED OF HEIGHTS OR NOT EXPERIENCED.
The wind rocked us to sleep in the campervan at… 879 more words
We started our next rain soaked day on the west coast by popping into Hokitika centre to see what it had to offer. Given the rain situ we were confined to indoor activities so after visiting the local i-Site (NZ’s national tourist information centre), we plumped for a look at the local jade museum/gift shop/carving show centre type thing and a trip to a glass blowing workshop too. 1,010 more words
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