Tag Archives: Kumara

Showcasing West Coast scenery via West Coast Wilderness Trail

With friends visiting recently from the USA we thought what better way to showcase some West Coast scenery than with the West Coast Wilderness Trail. No time to do the whole thing and to be honest I don’t think for … 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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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Taramakau River to Kumara

On the bike again, just can’t wait to get on the bike again,the life I love is out riding with my friends (aka hubby) and I can’t wait to get on my bike again (thanks Willie Nelson) Well it has … Continue reading

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West Coast Wilderness Trail – Upper Arahura Valley to Kumara

Another magical winter’s day on the West Coast – perfect for our guests Jules from Auckland and her son Max and his girlfriend Lauren from Melbourne.  They are doing a road trip, complete with bikes and skies so lots of … Continue reading

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A Pub Crawl with a Difference

The wheels on the bike go round and round, round and round, round and round. Wheels on the bike go round and round all day long…… The wheels certainly turned a lot on our latest ride or do I mean … Continue reading

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Biking with friends – West Coast Wilderness Trail

Sleeeeepppppppp………ok, so maybe it’s not that bad but definitely need some food!  Just did an awesome ride – out on the West Coast Wilderness Trail.  We’ve done it a couple of times before so I won’t bleat on too much … Continue reading

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Discovering Hidden Treasures in your Backyard

There is nothing like finding hidden treasures in your own backyard.  For us this is exploring the wonders of the West Coast and discovering new trails and hidden history. Rain was forecast for the day but the skies were clearing … Continue reading

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