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Coal Creek Falls Waterfall Walk in the Rain

Singing in the rain just singing in the rain, what a glorious feeling to be getting soaked by the rain…… One of our favourite walks on a rainy day is the Coal Creek Falls Waterfall walk in the little village … Continue reading

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10 Mile Valley – Valley of Mines Becomes Valley of Waterfalls

Drip, drip, drip, plop, plop, plop gurgle, gurgle, gurgle, swoosh, swoosh, swoosh That’s the sound of the rain slowly turning the 10 mile valley from the Valley of Mines into the Valley of Waterfalls. Many people curse the rain but … Continue reading

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Fungi Hunting – Coal Creek Falls Walk

Come on says Stephen lets take a meander on the Coal Creek walk and see if there is any fungi left. Thinking we’re being rather optimistic given the drop in temperature of late we weren’t holding much hope for finding … Continue reading

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A Walk up the 10 Mile Valley

A walk up the 10 mile valley is not be confused with a 10 mile walk……. ok, so seriously who would confuse the two – not me lol After a bit of a stormy night (heavy rain, gale force winds, … Continue reading

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In Search of the Magic of the Mushrooms – Coal Creek Falls Walk

The Coal Creek Falls walk is signposted as 1 hour return. We normally do it in 40 minutes. Our latest effort however took us 2.25 hours…… It was a treasure hunt, searching for the magic of mushrooms. Autumn is the … Continue reading

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Misty Walk – 10 Mile Valley

Hard to beat a walk up the 10 mile valley on a misty day My husband is a star and got most of the cleaning done early so we had some time to get out in the fresh air. After … Continue reading

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Duffys Creek, Rahau Saddle

Up the creek without a paddle – Duffys Creek in the Rahau Saddle.  Ok, so I won’t give up my day job at this stage but it does rhyme! Duffys Creek was our latest little adventure and yes it can … Continue reading

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Clowning Around on the Rocks 8 Mile Beach, Greymouth

Took a walk on the rocks at the 8 mile beach – just for something different.  As much as we love our beach, it is nice to visit the others occasionally, especially when we are lucky enough to have so … Continue reading

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Misty Mountain Magic up the 10 Mile Valley

Mist in the mountains equals magic.  Well it looks magical anyway. What to do when you need a leg stretch and the sea is too big to get onto the beach…… A walk up the 10 mile valley – our … Continue reading

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Devils Punchbowl Waterfall Walk – Arthur’s Pass Village

Don’t you just wonder sometimes where these lovely names come from or who thinks them up – Devils Punchbowl – a little bit bizzare.  The name is where the bizzare stops though, this is one hell of a waterfall – … Continue reading

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