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Mar 6, 2013 - Balclutha

A miserable day. Very cold, dark, rainy, and very windy. Stopped on the coast to look at some birds and it was so windy that I could not hold the binoculars still. The weather has been bad for the past week except for yesterday. Today is suppose to be the last day of bad weather. Going down to only 3 degrees tonight. I am now at a town called Balcultha.

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Feb 25, 2012 - Sussex and sealions

Yesterday we had breakfast in Newhaven, ice cream in Brighton and dropped in at Berwick in between times! But this is not Sussex as we know it ... Newhaven - two miles of white sandy beach with a dozen sealions catching up on their sleep, socialising and totally ignoring us. The advice is to keep at least 10 metres away from them as they aren't afraid of people at all and can be curious. As the males are up to three metres long and weigh 450kg we weren't arguing with that! Brighton - again white sandy beach, an ice cream shop (yes, Alex,...

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Apr 17, 2011 - NZ Day 15, Otago Peninsula

Woke up to rain but it didn’t take long for Mr. Sunshine to come out! Found the Guinness Book of World Records “most steepest road” in Dunedin. Walked up it first, taking time to see the views of the city. Got in the car and drove up the steepest road and we must say near the top it did get very steep but we manage to do it and get back down safely in the rental car. Found the “Octagon”. Right across the street in St. Paul’s Cathedral, we couldn’t find a way to get in so we took pictures and moved along. We walked down the streets, stopping...

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Feb 12, 2010 - Catlins

The last time we wrote we were in Te Anau running around trying to catch up on so many daily living items! We decided to spend the night in a freedom camping area, but found out that they now have signs up saying this isn’t possible. Thankfully there was a POP place where we could spend the night, this time for a donation. The next morning we spent some time with the wife/mother of the place. Turns out the family had spent several years full timing and recently “settled” here for the time being. She home schooled her children while they...

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