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A Wooly Good Time At The Shed

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Departing Renwick just after breakfast, we drove south along the east coast under gray skies toward our next destination, the Shed and Breakfast. The journey, we estimated, would take nearly seven hours and we wanted to arrive before dark. We … Continue reading

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Yellow Vines and Blue Skies, A Marlborough Autumn

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So both of us will admit up front that before we even arrived here in Renwick, we’d already begun to sense our disappointment. I mean, how could we leave Kaikoura, where we could see and hear the ocean and walk … Continue reading

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Kaikoura: Seashore To Summit

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We drove north on highway 1 on a cool, wet morning through the outskirts of Christchurch. Now here we are back in Kaikoura. We were here for a few days back in late July and early August of last year when we … Continue reading

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Akaroa, Alpacas And An Awesome View

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We said goodbye to the west coast on a drizzly gray morning heading straight for the hills covered in clouds. We saw a sign for Otira gorge at which point Paul remembered the forecast he’s seen. That was indeed the … Continue reading

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To Nelson Once More And A West Coast Encore

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It was bittersweet saying goodbye to our friends. We had such a lovely time showing them around the country. We knew we’d soon miss the activities, dinners and comradery yet, the rapid pace was catching up with us and the … Continue reading

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Rivers, Rainbows and The Remarkable Sounds

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We woke to clouds and rain the next day and they stayed with us throughout the trip to TeAnau. Gemstone beach was on my “must see” list and it’s not too far outside Invercargill. As we pulled into the carpark, … Continue reading

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Lakes to Lighthouses

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Checking out of the place in Queenstown at 10 am and not able to check in to the new place until 2pm gave us four hours to fill. Now, had we been in Colorado, we undoubtedly would have been parked in … Continue reading