Tag Archives: Camping

Backpacking Near Arthur’s Pass

On the 16th of February my friend, and fellow sailing skipper, Mark Hayden (of s/v Northfork) and I drove up to the town of Arthur’s Pass. We had a beautiful drive up as there was not a cloud in the … Continue reading

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Back from Backpacking

No posts the last few days because I was on a backpacking trip with Mark (of s/v Northfork – a sailboat we have traveled with from time to time). I’ll be writing a post shortly, which tells about the backpacking … Continue reading

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Rest of Pass Trip and Photos

We completed first the Lewis Pass, visited Greymouth on the western shore of the south island of New Zealand, and then back over the Arthur’s Pass before returning to Christchurch. Read the previous two posts for more details. After stopping … Continue reading

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More New Zealand Camping

We continue our first camping/sightseeing tour of the south island of New Zealand. We decided the first two nights worked out well, so we’re making a several day trip out of it. On Monday the weather suddenly changed in the … Continue reading

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First Camping Trip in New Zealand

We had a delay of one day before leaving on our camping trip. But, we finally left on Saturday morning. We had a nice drive up to Hanmer springs. I always enjoy driving on the metric system. It’s fun seeing … Continue reading

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Bought a Car and Open Invitation

On Friday we went to go shopping for a car or camper van to make our travels around the country. We figured starting in Christchurch would be a less costly place to make the purchase. Turns out we had a … Continue reading

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