Tag Archives: Great Coast Road

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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The Drive Home – Great Coast Road, Westport to Greymouth

After a recent little breakway to Cape Foulwind near Westport, it was soon time to head for home.  It is a gorgeous drive following State Highway 6 – the coastal route from Westport to Greymouth aka us!  This drive was … 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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Motukeikei Beach, Great Coast Road

As I walk along the beach, I look up, what do I see do my eyes deceive me, is that a rabbit or are there three The stars they illuminate, they brighten my way like beacons of sunshine on an … 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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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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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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12 Mile Beach Amble

You fill up my senses like a night in a forest, like a mountain in springtime like a walk in the rain, like a storm in the desert like a sleepy blue ocean – you fill up my senses come … Continue reading

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