Tag Archives: Otago

On Our Bikes – Up the Waipori Gorge

We enjoyed a lovely bike ride on Saturday; from the Berwick School up the Waipori Gorge. Wyn had signed up to ride with a group along the West Coast Wilderness Cycle Trail in a couple of weeks. Saturday was a … Continue reading

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The Sun Goes Down and the Sun Comes Up – From Burnside

We’ve been house sitting around several different parts of Dunedin this year. It’s been fun trying out different suburbs. Different aspects and different views. Different houses and different pets. Burnside is just over the ridge of hills that rings the … Continue reading

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The Evening Before and the Morning After – On Waikouaiti Beach

The last two posts have been about our weekend away to Moeraki earlier in the year. It’s not much more than an hour from Dunedin to Moeraki, but we broke our journey on the Friday night at Waikouaiti where we … Continue reading

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The Night Before the Morning After – Moeraki Remembered

Time goes forward; faster or slower, but always forward. But sometimes my memory goes backwards, and certainly my photo sorting is all over the shop. My previous post about the morning and day after our lovely meal at Fleur’s restaurant … Continue reading

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We Walk Up a Hill and Come Back Down Again – Flagstaff

Yesterday we had one of those moments. Where we’d gone out for a nice walk along the banks of the Silverstream near Mosgiel and on the way back one of us spied a hill and suggested that we should go … Continue reading

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I’m Walking Backwards to Winter – In Dunedin

Continuing with┬ámy reconstruction of recent times, I’m happy to say that we coped well enough with our first winter in Dunedin for a number of years. It was a kind sort of winter with weeks when we wondered if it … Continue reading

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Earlier This month – Ross Creek

Earlier this month we were parked up in Dunedin at Woodhaugh in the Leith Valley for a week. It’s only a couple of minutes walk to Ross Creek which gives access to the Reservoir and lots of lovely bush walks. … Continue reading

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Up Hill and Down Dale – Towards Mount Grand

Last week we went for a walk from where we are staying in Burnside, down Kaikorai Valley in Dunedin. Wyn remembers bike rides towards Dunedin down Townsleys Road, and we could see that from where we are staying. So it … Continue reading

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Down And Up The Lake – Lake Hawea

We enjoyed a couple of nights at Lake Hawea last week, with lakeside seats. A mean wind blew down the lake but this was more than made up for by the views up the lake. The wonderful thing about the … Continue reading

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When the Sea Comes to Play – St Clair Beach Dunedin

Last week after we’d been to walk along the beach at St Kilda we went to have a look at the sea at St Clair, a few kilometres to the south. While my connection is more with St Kilda, Wyn’s … Continue reading

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