Category Archives: Dalmatian

Striking Gold in Ross

Ross is a historic gold town just south of Hokitika on the Glacier Highway. Gold was first found in the area in the 1860s and thus the town of Ross was established. With a population of around 300 people it … Continue reading

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Carters Beach to Cape Foulwind – Westport

Hello blogging my old friend, I’ve come back to write again, Share the story of our adventures, the sights we see – the discoveries. Because sharing, enables you to enjoy the adventure too That’s why we’re here, so here’s to … Continue reading

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Beach Meander – Great Coast Road

Love meandering along the beach and with the Great Coast Road at our doorstep, we have plenty of beaches to choose from. Latest little meander was around the 14 mile beach – aptly named as it is around 14 miles … Continue reading

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Welcome to Autumn

The first day of autumn dawns with clear skies but a cooler start to the morning than we have been used to lately.  Never fear once the sun comes up she shines her smile to warm the air and balance … Continue reading

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Larrys Creek Track, Reefton

Yikes that’s invigorating?!  mmmm refreshing, invigorating – cold lol. We’re at Larrys Creek near Reefton having a “little” dip in the water to cool down after our bike ride.  It is a gorgeous summer’s day and nothing quite as refreshing … Continue reading

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Birthday Joy for Nico

Our precious pup Nico turns 11 years old today He has always been a very happy boy with a big heart Loves playing and swimming in the creek enjoys walks and runs along the beach or walking in the bush … Continue reading

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Craziness of Summer

Don’t you just love the craziness of summer – El Nino we were told for this year I’m guessing that hail constitutes El Nino.  This is from last week – huge hail storm in Christchurch – in the middle of … Continue reading

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Tunnel Terrace Walk, Goldsborough – Following in the Footsteps of the Gold Miners

Tunnel Terrace walk is a very short little walk in between Hokitika and Greymouth in an area known as Goldsborough.  Goldsborough was a gold mining area back in the days of the gold rush of the 1850s so there are … Continue reading

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Spring Beach Walk – Great Coast Road, West Coast

Nothing like a walk on the beach to blow out the cobwebs.  The thing that I love about the beaches on the West Coast – each one is so different and our latest walk was no exception. Heading slightly north … Continue reading

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Nine Mile Beach Great Coast Road – Home

Hello, hello, It’s good to be back its good to be back, hello, hello, its good to be back, hello, hello Back from our trip away down to Southland to visit with family and friends and what a welcome we … Continue reading

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