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South Island trip Day 2: Christchurch to Mount Cook

Our morning venture into a shopping centre to buy provisions turned into a whole quest due to the sales which here, like in England, start on Boxing Day, December 26. A little aside on Boxing Day – when I was … Continue reading

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South Island trip day3: Mount Cook

This post was going to be called Tramping in Hooker Valley but then we thought better of it. Tramping is what they call hiking in New Zealand. Hooker Valley is a beautiful valley in the heart of the Southern Alps. … Continue reading

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