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South of South Island road trip- Moeraki Boulders

A good solid 8 days of road trip, South Island, New Zealand!

A good solid 8 days of road trip, South Island, New Zealand!

Boy oh boy…we did a big road trip south of South Island, New Zealand in Dec 2015. By far longer (days and distance) than the previous road trip we did to Nelson. Its the year end long Christmas break and we knew we had to seize the opportunity before heading home. Work has been tiring me out (more mentally really)and I agreed to Meun’s suggestion of this road trip without much thought. She did all the planning for the trip. Food, accommodation, places, petrol stations, shops and the list goes on. She did an awesome job indeed.

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Last 2 days, Nelson – Kaikora – Lincoln road trip

The monument at the center of New Zealand

The monument at the center of New Zealand

The last 2 days on our first ‘big’ road trip in New Zealand involves a night stay at Kaikora between Nelson and Lincoln. We woke up early on our last day at Nelson and Penny suggested that we take a short walk to the ‘Centre of New Zealand’. My aching knee protested but Penny assured me its just a short walk along the backyards of Nelson. Okay…why not.

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Our first New Zealand South Island road trip

 

Beautiful beach but where are all the people?

Beautiful beach but where are all the people?

Some months back, we did our first South Island road trip from Christchurch to Nelson. I have been procrastinating writing about the trip because it was a rather big trip and I really did not know where to start. Now, with less hours of work I am able to secure this coming few weeks, I decided what better way to spend the extra free hours than to recap this road trip.

 

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