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Mar 18, 2006 - St. Arnaud and Travers Saddle

It has been a while since anything really exciting has happened. I have been at the orchard for over a month and the day to day of picking apples, eating and sleeping hasn't been too worthy of story telling. Well, the pickers got some slack time between the 12th and 20th to let the Braeburn apples ripen and also let the pack shed staff catch up to the picking that was going on while pears were being packed.I got told to go on a hike or do something, and with no car and no travel companion that meant finding some people who were going...

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Nov 25, 2004 - Mapua Campsite - St Arnaud

We have transferred from the National Park down to Mapua Campsite - St Arnaud, this is a civilised campsite with chalets, kitchens and shower blocks, we have pitched our tents at the far side of the camp, but on arrival we discovered that it was open to naturalists, however luckily we didn't see any whilst staying there. (see picture) Today has been my greatest challenge so far, the last stretch was a very long climb followed by an equally long decline, by the time we had reached the parking area where the coach was parked, I was exhausted,...

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