Category Archives: New Zealand

Wood

Report 10 March By Steef The sun shines exuberantly when we prepare for departure. Dirk files the hole where the pedal of the first gear goes through a bit bigger because the metal rubs along the wood. From a building … Continue reading

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Follow the sun

Report 9 March By Steef There was a lot of rain again this night, but we can happily store the tent dry. The sea has become wilder and due to the bad weather forecasts we consult “MET service” to see … Continue reading

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Visitors at the campsite

Report 8 March By Steef We will stay at the campsite today because we are expecting a visit from Rodney Claugue and two friends. They drive into the campsite to our tent to admire the Model T. The press is … Continue reading

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Clouds

Report 7 March By Steef The morning is cloudy and it is stuffy because of the humidity. We drive out of the city through the main street of Napier. We have seen very little of the Art-Deco image of the … Continue reading

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Emporium

Report 6 March By Steef Before we leave the campsite this morning, Lyn’s wife comes by to say goodbye. She served the last evening after the BBQ, especially for us in house a coffee / tea table with the most … Continue reading

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BBQ and music

Report March 5 By Steef After a repair of a broken belt we are already on our way at 9.15 am to be on time for an appointment in Pongeroa. The landscape is peaceful, hilly and winding and every turn … Continue reading

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Goodbye Richard and Rona.

Report March 4 By Steef The house of Richard and Rona lies along a steep road in Wellington. For their three children Efa, Sean and Joe there is enough space to play with a large playroom downstairs, two garages and … Continue reading

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Farewell Kyra and Jim

Report March 3 By Steef After saying goodbye to Kyra and Jim, we leave Richmond at 9 o’clock and via Nelson we take the road to Picton where the Ferry to the North Island awaits us. The first part at … Continue reading

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Two memorable days

Report 1 and 2 March By Steef During two days and three nights we enjoy the warm welcome and hospitality of Kyra and Jim Wareing. We sleep in comfortable beds and eat the most delicious dishes. Jim helps Dirk repairing … Continue reading

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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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