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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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Mt George in the Summer Sun

I feel like a giant, Stephen looks at me with a look on his face as if to say my wife has gone mad – a giant? Yes I say, or the ground seems too small for me, I just … Continue reading

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Playground with a View

Friends called to visit recently while over from Christchurch.  Last time we saw them they fell in love with our boys and went home wanting a dog for themselves. Along came George – a Labradoodle. George and Nico had a … Continue reading

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Breakers Boutique Accommodation – Great Coast Road

Not to drone on but our good friend Dean got some great footage of Breakers and the coast line that we live on recently and put together a short video……. .http://vimeo.com/115952182   Jan and Stephen run Breakers Boutique Accommodation on … Continue reading

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Greymouth Sunset and Night Lights

Climb every mountain, swim every sea….. ok so maybe not but sounds good.  As good as our sunsets are here at Breakers, we decided to head into town to capture the sunset over Greymouth.  That did mean a little hill … Continue reading

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Cape Foulwind Walkway – a Cliff-top Coastal Beauty

To break up the drive home from our recent trip away to Karamea we had a night at Cape Foulwind just outside of Westport.  This is a gorgeous seaside community perched on the cliff-top high above the Tasman Sea complete … 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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Good Morning Sunshine – Mt George for the Sunrise

Well we’ve finally done it!  Managed to get ourselves up and out of bed for a pre sunrise walk.  Our mission – hike Mt George to catch the sun rise as she comes up over the mountains. Another gorgeous morning … Continue reading

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Millerton – a Mountain of History

One of the great things about NZ summers is our long evenings. Stephen and I were taking a little break from the B&B and had headed north to Granity in Buller Bay on the West Coast for a couple of … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Outing at Denniston

Stephen and I had a well deserved afternoon off and with no guests due for check-in we left the cleaning to finish later, loaded up the bikes and two very excited dogs and headed north to Denniston – a plateau … Continue reading

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