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Up the River – Matukituki Valley

Last Sunday was a day for an adventure. The forecast was for a fine clear (and cold day) and it didn’t disappoint. We headed up the Matukituki Valley. Parts of the valley the sun doesn’t even reach at this time … Continue reading

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Catching Up and Down-Sizing in Dunedin

We have just had a couple of busy weeks in Dunedin, catching up with family and friends. This is always lovely but also reminds us of what we miss out on being away. There never seems to be enough time. … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day #22 – Sailing Away – 1970s Style …

Another day and another old photo. Another from my collection of 1970s tramping photos – and this one definitely showing its age. I think it was New Year’s Day 1971. Those were the days when the Otago Tramping and Mountaineering … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day #21 – Rockclimbing Day at Long Beach

The rockclimbing place near Dunedin in the 1970s was Long Beach. That’s where the Mighty Mini (Photo of the Day #20) was seen. Beside the rock that we climbed all over. This photo was taken one busy day in the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day #20 – The Mighty Mini

So here we are, blobbing out in Blenheim. Having finished our first spell of motel minding, we’re trying to catch up on a few things plus get some exercise. Some time back I had fun resurrecting some of my old … Continue reading

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