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Temple Basin – Walking in a Winter Wonderland

ok so how do you type a sigh – a really long happy contented enthusiastic sigh….. if I knew how to that’s what I’d be typing right now.  But I don’t so this will have to do aaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh One hike … Continue reading

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Roberts Point Track – an Insane Walk in the Wilderness

Sometimes I feel I just need to pinch myself  – is this really where I’m lucky enough to live! No need to jump on a plane to other parts of the world or even travel to other parts of our … Continue reading

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Bruce Bay and the Drive Home

One final leg to get home after our trip down south last weekend. We spent the night at Bruce Bay in South Westland – about an hour north of Haast and 40 minutes south of Fox Glacier. After awaking to … Continue reading

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Lake Brunner and the magic of Moana

On a recent trip down south there was a compulsory stop in the village of Moana for some photos of Lake Brunner and her surroundings. Lake Brunner is 37kms inland from Greymouth – not far into our journey but someone … Continue reading

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Magic in the Mountains – Mt George for the Sunset and Stars

Yie yie yie. There are times in one’s life when you just can’t describe the experience it is so magical.  This is one of those life experiences. Stephen and I headed off on a trip of a lifetime.  No not … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a Great Walk – Lake Matheson

With a recent visit to the glacier region of South Westland we headed out to Fox Glacier to do the walk around Lake Matheson. Lake Matheson is possibly one of New Zealand’s most photographed lakes.  Renown for its reflections of … Continue reading

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Old Ghost Road – Some West Coast Scenery at her Best

Wow!!! Had the good fortune to head off for a bike ride with my lovely husband and explore some new countryside – deep in the Northern West Coast – Buller region or Seddonville/Mokihinui to be more precise. This is north … Continue reading

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South Westland Gems – Gillespies Beach and Lagoon

Stephen and I are making the most of our time in South Westland and we’re heading out to Gillespies Beach. Neither of us have never been here before so even the drive is an adventure. I don’t know why, but … Continue reading

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Mt George – On Top of the World

Work with me here – we’re singing again……to the tune of the Carpenters this time “on top of the world”……. Such a feelings coming over me, I see wonder in most everything I see, not a cloud in the sky, … 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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