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Mar 2, 2009 - Christchurch to Fiji via Auckland

Great views on our first flight as we left Christchurch - over to Banks Peninsula and then as we went up the coast great views of Kaikoura Blenhein Cloudy Bay, Marlborough Sounds and Picton - then over to Wellington and Mount Ruapehu. Now in Auckland waiting to fly on to Fiji.

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Feb 28, 2009 - Wet Wet Wet At The Muddy House!

Well, a good day today, meeting up with Judy and her friend Laurain and having a leisurely lunch before starting to head off to the Mud House Winery for the More FM Winery Tour Concert. The rain had started early morning and a number of events for Canterbury up to Marlborough were being cancelled, but the concert was ON. We arribedv at Waipara at arounf 5.30 and the rain was just about holding back - but not for long. OpShop were on firat at 6pm - pretty good stuff from the local Canterbury boys. The on to Annikamoa, also local and a...

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Nov 8, 2008 - Kaiapoi - Waipara

28 miles Not bad for our first day, 28 miles, and a mixture of smugness, achievement and exhaustion have overcome me. There's no denying we've taken on a challenge, and at times it is such hard work I was wondering why anyone would chose to do such a thing. But with such effort comes big rewards, not just from the actual cycling, but being 'closer' to everything. I hope it doesn't sound like a cliche, but you do feel closer to what's going on than when you're cocooned in the camper. Last night was an interesting first night in the tent. We...

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