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Feb 28, 2015 - Dunedin To Gibbston

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what the Lonely Planet – New Zealand chapter on Dunedin & Otago has to say: “Heading south from Alexandra, SH8 winds along rugged, rock-strewn hills above Lake Roxburgh, then follows the Clutha River as it passes lush fruit farms and Central Otago’s famous orchards. In season, roadside fruit stalls sell just-picked stone fruit, cherries and berries. En route are a number of small towns, many from gold-rush days. Only 13km south of Alexandra, Speargrass Inn has three units in attractive gardens behind a...

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Feb 28, 2015 - Kinross Winery & Cabins

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND Here’s some of what the Kinross Winery website has to say about its history and its offerings: “Kinross Cottages are located on the old Kinross Station in Gibbston Valley. It was established in the late 1860's by pioneering Otago farmer, Thomas Kinross, who ran a thriving trading Post, farm and gold agency on this site. At Kinross Cottages, we pay tribute to Thomas and his family who were respected and hardworking members of the very early Gibbston Community. The History of Kinross Station Thomas Kinross was born in the...

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