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Winter Reflections Lake Matheson, South Westland

While I took some Mummy time with the boys Stephen headed off to Lake Matheson to make the most of the near perfect winter conditions. Near perfect – hard to better it really with mirror like conditions that the lake … Continue reading

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Lake Ianthe as the Sun Sets

Back on the Coast after being away for a couple of weeks and it is great to be home.  Heading down to Franz Josef to pick up the boys and en route we were blessed with a stunning sunset. Timed … 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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A New Years Stroll on the Beach

Well now that was a new experience – sheltering in a cave on the beach while a thunder storm lets loose above. Our poor wee Ziggy was not impressed as you can see by the eyes and body language….. New … 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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The Night Lights of Rapahoe Beach

After another mixed day weather wise the late afternoon cleared for another shot at a walk on the Rapahoe beach just south of us at Breakers. Boys are in the car and before long the moans of excitement are coming … Continue reading

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South Westland Gems – Lake Matheson

Day 2 of our long weekend to South Westland and we’re off to Lake Matheson to try our luck with the camera. The Lake is famous for its reflection photos of Mt Cook and Mt Tasman but you need near … Continue reading

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South Westland and Its Little Gems – Okarito

If you mention South Westland most people think of glaciers – Franz Josef and Fox Glacier. These are great icons of the West Coast particularly of South Westland but there is so much more to offer in this beautiful part … Continue reading

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Okarito and its moon river

Moon River, wider than a mile, I’m crossing you in style some day. Oh, dream maker, you heart breaker, wherever you’re going I’m going your way. Two drifters off to see the world. There’s such a lot of world to … 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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