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Hanmer Springs, Southern Alps, New Zealand

The drive from Arthur’s Pass to Hanmer Springs was pretty much uneventful.  During long drives like that, we usually listen to one of our Audible stories.  This helps the time to pass, as well as being interesting.  We often stop … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Pass, Southern Alps, New Zealand

Today we left Christchurch behind and headed west into the Southern Alps.  Unfortunately, the rain began early this morning, and it rained on us for most of the day.  It is supposed to start clearing tomorrow, so maybe I can … Continue reading

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South Island Holiday Begins

  After showing our house sitters around, we headed to Auckland Airport and flew south to Christchurch, where they had a couple really bad earthquakes last year.  We’ll stay here for three days before heading into the Southern Alps for a … Continue reading

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