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Today I spent the start to my day editing videos from footage that was taken from a little day adventure through the Port Hills. I had heard many things about Arthurs pass, and had also seen photos of the destination in a travel brochure that I found inside Mandy. 1,077 more words


See New Zealand in 7 days or less

Yes, it is possible to see New Zealand in less than 7 days. We did it. I scoured the internet, reading blogs, and looking for a way to see New Zealand in the 6 days we had allocated. 1,365 more words

Arthur's Pass


I can’t believe it but Sonia and me are really leaving Methven. After more than seven months in this little town we are ready to move on and enjoy the beautiful New Zealand. 386 more words

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Shifting Suns

Our many years living close to the Equator had taught us new sun patterns. Gone were the longer sunrise and twilight zones. It all happens in a matter of minutes up there catching many visitors out as they linger on thinking they still have time before nightfall. 242 more words


Another Time and Place

Finally, we were here. The place of our destination.

The opportunity had been given to come and be the ‘Artist in Residence’ at the Alpine Motel Arthur’s Pass, and we had grabbed it with both hands.My darling dearest had suggested he take time off from his work and we make a holiday/road trip for two (ie. 267 more words


Day 41: TranzAlpine Express

Today my new thing was to take the Tranzalpine Express from Christchurch to Greymouth and back again.

The train is part of the Kiwi Scenic Railway, and travels from Christchurch on the East Coast, through mountains across to Greymouth, a small town on the West Coast. 193 more words


Over Arthur's Pass to the West Coast again, then on a bit . . . . .

I’m not sure what I imagine Arthur’s Pass to be like, I didn’t get Haast Pass correct and I probably won’t with Arthur’s. So who was Arthur? 578 more words