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The finest walk in the world – Milford Track Day 5

There was no walking involved on day five of our trip, just a boat cruise on the Milford Sound.  The glorious weather we had for the last day of the walk continued.  Everywhere you looked there were picture postcard opportunities … Continue reading

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The finest walk in the world – Milford Track Day 4

The sun was shining right from the get go on day four so we knew we were in for a stunner.  We began descending a rocky hill known as Gentle Annie before passing an old slip where the track flattens … Continue reading

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The finest walk in the world – Milford Track Day 3

Day three was the day we were most anxious about – at the previous evening’s briefing we were told that we would climb 700 metres over 6 miles and descend 900 metres over 3.5 miles.  There are 11 switchbacks going … Continue reading

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Mountains to Sea (nearly) Cycle Trip – Turoa & The Old Coach Road

This year’s cycle trip was in the central North Island.  The trip over the Napier – Taihape Road was stunning with gorgeous views of Mt Ruapehu.  Neither Steve or I had driven over that road so we were exploring new … Continue reading

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Australian Tennis Open – Melbourne, Australia

We couldn’t resist another trip to one of the best sporting shows on earth – the Australian Open Tennis Championships in Melbourne.  We had planned this trip about a year ago so sorted our flights and accommodation early and then … Continue reading

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2014 Blog Stats in Review – Happy New Year SUNGRL Followers

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,000 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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