Category Archives: From the Quote Box

Monday in New Zealand

I’m writing you, gentle reader, from the Interislander Ferry as it bears Marge and me back to the North Island. It’s a great way to pass a few hours, have a bite of dinner, a drink, a cuppa and do … Continue reading

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Sunday, Morning Rush Hour, NZ

We encountered not one but two mobs of sheep in our travels today. Might be the best part of the trip, LOL. Yes sheep do have the right of way but you can keep nosing through them and pretty much … Continue reading

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Tuesday, Akaroa to Oamaru

We drove (well Marge drove while I gawked at scenery and sheep and took photos) from Akaroa to Oamaru today stopping for lunch along the way at a place called The Jolly Potter in Temuka. Found our place in Oamaru … Continue reading

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Tea – From the Quote Box

From a packaged tea bag today: Tea is drunk to forget the din of the world. — T’ien Yiheng Seriously one of the best things about travel to both NZ and Wales is the excellent tea service. The following was … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoon in Akaroa NZ

We left Christchurch, fortified with breakfast and a look at the Postcards from Antartica exhibit and started down the road to Akaroa. We stopped at Birdlings Flat after having had views of Lake Ellesmere. Quick stopat Little River (Gateway to … Continue reading

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