Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sunsets and Night Sky – a Night out at Kapitea Reservoir

My husband sure knows how to show a girl a good time!  Seriously it was an awesome night out. We headed out to Kapitea Reservoir in behind the little village of Kumara to catch the last of the sunset as … Continue reading

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The Great Coast Road – a Beach Walk

Summer time and the living is easy…… nope too early but wow it sure feels like summer today. Clear blue skies, sun is shining and it is warm.  There is still a cool breeze but when you’re in the shelter … Continue reading

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Spring Sunset at Breakers

Hard to beat a sunset in Spring with the sun hitting the water in the perfect position for viewing from Breakers Last night was nothing short of a pearler with just the right amount of cloud around for the colours … Continue reading

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10 Mile Valley Walk, A History of Coal

10 mile valley is a walk of contrasts in both history and beautiful scenery. On our latest walk it was also a contrast with the weather – started with sunshine then some drizzly rain was thrown in, cold wind, changed … Continue reading

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The drive home – Roxburgh Gorge, Lake Wanaka, Haast Pass and Hunts Beach

The drive home from Invercargill to Greymouth is a long one to say the least so after a recent trip down south, we broke it up with an overnight at Hunts Beach at the southern end of the West Coast. … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Kumara Tramline to Boardwalk Kapitea Reservoir

Whew – that is quite the title isn’t it. One of the things I love about the West Coast Wilderness Trail is you can make your bike ride as long or as short as you like.  You have so many … Continue reading

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Riverton – white baiting, rivers and beach walks

I love Riverton.  Gorgeous coastal town near the bottom of the South Island and practically nearly completely opposite Invercargill – well it seems like it anyway. A little fishing port so complete with river, river inlet, sea views and gorgeous … Continue reading

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