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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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Greymouth Walks – Substation

Come on Nics – go buddy, up you go, come on Nics pull me along.  Don’t often have the dogs on leads but this is a great walk to make the most of their strength and have them help drag … 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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Waiwhero Valley – a walk to nowhere

Today we headed north of home, up the coastline towards Punakaiki.  Just along from the Waiwhero Scenic Reserve we head inland for a walk up the Waiwhero Valley.  There isn’t a designated track as such, this used to be an … Continue reading

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Discoveries in the Undergrowth

So often we take a walk in the bush or forest and just enjoy the general scenery, peace and quiet without really looking around us.  It is easy to zone out and just put one foot in front of the … Continue reading

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Morning Meander up the 10 Mile Valley

Ever do a walk that you’ve done a million times and suddenly it seems more beautiful than you remember – you notice things you haven’t noticed before.  That is what our morning walk up the 10 mile delivered for us. … Continue reading

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Coal Creek Falls Waterfall Walk – a Walk in the Rain

So the northern part of the West Coast was declared an official drought in the middle of March.  We had no rain for over seven weeks.  It was lovely basking in glorious sunshine but not so good for the farmers. … Continue reading

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Morning beach walk on Rapahoe Beach

Nice low tides this morning so we headed just down the road to walk the Rapahoe beach for a change in scenery. So spoilt for choice – a beach at our doorstep yet we drive for two miles to do … Continue reading

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Nelson Creek Walks – Part 2, Callaghan’s Track

Welcome back…… we’ve just done the first section of Colls Dam walk and joined up with Callaghan’s Track at Nelson Creek.  The sign says 45 minutes to the top.  This whole area is an historic gold mining area so the … Continue reading

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Nelson Creek Walks – Part 1 Colls Dam

West Coast bush – just when you think it can’t get any better we find another track to explore and the bush scenery surpasses our past explorations elsewhere. ok, so for this walk I’m breaking it into two blogs to … Continue reading

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