Monthly Archives: February 2018

Franz Josef Glacier and Fox Glacier

19 February 2018 Another 100 miles down Route 6 from Hokitika Gorge we arrived at Franz Josef Glacier (above). Originally we intended to take a short walk to the lookout but once we were there we could not help but … Continue reading

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Hokitika Gorge

19 February 2018 On our drive down the West Coast from Greymouth to Fox Glacier, we reached inland about 20 miles west of Hokitika. Hokitika Gorge is a short walk from the car park. The water in the gorge is … Continue reading

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Pancake Rocks and Blowholes

18 February 2018 About 30 miles north of Greymouth near the town of Punakaiki are the Pancake Rocks and Blowholes. We all really enjoyed this stop. The viewing platforms are along a short walk along the shoreline. As you can … Continue reading

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Picton to Greymouth

17 – 18 February 2018 After 16 days on North Island, we were excited to explore New Zealand’s South Island. The North Island is where the majority of New Zealander’s live. The South Island is supposed to be the more … Continue reading

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Wellington: Te Papa Tongarewa

16 February 2018 On our last full day in Wellington we were anticipating rain, which never came, so we planned to spend it inside the Museum of New Zealand or Te Papa Tongarewa. The museum is free, except special exhibitions. … Continue reading

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Wellington: The Great War Exhibition

15 February 2018 As part of our walk from the city center to Mount Victoria, started in Mount Cook at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and The Great War Exhibition. We have been fortunate enough to visit some fantastic … Continue reading

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Wellington: Cable Cars

13 – 17 February 2018 The Wellington Cable Car was high on my to do list when I started to research the city. Growing up in Pittsburgh, the Duquesne Incline is iconic. Wellington’s cable cars looked quite familiar. They are … Continue reading

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