Monthly Archives: till 28 February 2018

A warm welcome

Report February 28 By Steef Half past eight, it’s still raining a bit. And a small blue / gray bird is scurrying around our feet. There is a beautiful trip through a lush landscape. As always, we choose the yellow … Continue reading

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Trucks on the road

Report 27 February By Steef The roof tent is a comfortable space to sleep in. The weather is reasonable when we get up for breakfast. In the distance is a white Bedford and smoke comes from the chimney. Curiously we … Continue reading

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Up to the next camp

Report26 February By Steef That was another wet night. Fortunately, the kitchen of this camp is well provided, we eat inside. After a visit from a journalist from the local newspaper, we are on our way again. The rivers are … Continue reading

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Tour ride

Report 25 February By Steef Around half past nine we are expected to be at a meeting point near our campsite. A tour ride has been organized. We meet a number of old acquaintances. Including Kathryn from Christchurch, she rides … Continue reading

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Sally

Report 24 February By Steef On this beautiful morning we go to Ashburton on the way, where we have an appointment with Chris Dyer who we have already met in Christchurch. He organized another tour in the morning of 25 … Continue reading

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Blue

Report 23 February By Steef Before we continue this morning to Mount Cook, we first want to see the famous Moeraki Bolders, which are located further on the beach. They owe their fame to the fact that they are almost … Continue reading

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Wild boar

Report 22 February By Steef This morning Brian and Marian bring us to the: Wolly Goat, a cafe outside of Dunedin to help us on our way. After the coffee and the pastries, we say goodbye. Dirk puts the fan back … Continue reading

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Dirk’s birthday

Report 21 February By Steef Still rain but slept well. After breakfast we celebrate Dirk’s birthday because he has turned 66. Dirk continues to work on the Ford, Greetje Steef and Trudy go to the city by bus. We visit … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, rain.

Report 20 February By Steef Rain, rain, rain. This time we do not have to leave on time so we can lie down and listen to the rain on the roof of the roof tent. I work on the reports … Continue reading

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Landscapes

Report 19 February By Steef This morning Pete and Matt leave for Five Rivers (where later Cyclone Gita would strike). Dirk has another surprise for Graeam  a very special T-shirt. Graeme quickly conjures up a shirt for Dirk. After a … Continue reading

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