Tag Archives: NZ nature

10 Mile Valley – the Secret Life of Trees

The 10 mile valley just down from Breakers is one of our favourite walks. With towering limestone cliffs and native bush galore it is a magic sight. There are so many stunning trees and views in all directions – it … Continue reading

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St James Cycleway – Fowlers Hut to Fowlers Pass

Wowzie, wowzie, wowzie – talk about back country gorgeousness – is that a word? Who cares this was truly stunning. St James cycleway is a back country mountain bike trek in the back of Lewis Pass and Hanmer Springs. We … Continue reading

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Nile River Valley Walk, Charleston

Some people travel half way round the world to experience scenery like this, others to the other side of the world……. well for us we had to travel 40 minutes up the road.  How blessed are we! Just back from … Continue reading

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The wonderment of Nature

Isn’t nature amazing.  Ever wondered what all the foam on the beach is about after a big storm?  Think it is pollution – the rough seas grabbing all the scum in the ocean and then dumping it on the beach…….. … Continue reading

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