Monthly Archives: November 2015

Cape Foulwind Walkway in the Morning Sunshine

Cape Foulwind Walkway just south of Westport would have to be one of the premiere coastal walks on the West Coast. It is a wonderful track winding its way along the cliff tops of Cape Foulwind and affording some of … Continue reading

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Cape Foulwind – Taking the Low Road

The last couple of times we’ve been up to Cape Foulwind we’ve done the DOC Cape Foulwind walkway but noticed another option down below so this time when we visited…….. well you know us, we just had to check it … Continue reading

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Weekend Visit – Exploring the Grey District

Recently we had my parents and Aunty come and visit from Invercargill for a long weekend. Always keen to showcase this beautiful region we live in and send them home knowing exactly why I decided to make the move here … Continue reading

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Great Coast Road Cycle Challenge – Westport to Greymouth

Today was the annual Great Coast Road Cycle Challenge from Westport to Greymouth. With the weatherman threatening rain, the day started with some high cloud and patchy blue skies – perfect conditions for a cycle race. Stephen headed up the … Continue reading

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Gypsy Extravaganza comes to Greymouth

The Gypsy Extravaganza was visiting Greymouth for the weekend so once our cleaning was done we headed on into town to check it out. Perfect weather for wandering around and enjoying the festivities. Wonderful to see so many locals and … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods – Wood Creek Track

We are so lucky here on the West Coast to have so many walks and bike rides that were forged by our forefathers in search of gold that we now get to enjoy. Woods Creek walk would have to be … Continue reading

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