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Hanmer ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Christchurch

Hanmer ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Christchurch

So onto the main highway back to Christchurch. I say highway ๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ it’s a normal road, but for New Zealand this is a highway! I can’t believe Iโ€™m about to complete my first-large-bicycle-tour. Itโ€™s all pretty uneventful as I head southwards. My next camp spot is the large domain ground of Culverden. Tucked up in the far corner under the shadow of the setting sun. The ground is flat: short mowed grass, no sandflies, no mosquitos, temperature pleasant. Happy days….

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Cromwell ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Haast

Cromwell ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Haast

After a couple of nights layover at my brothers in Cromwell ๐Ÿ  along with getting my barnet (hair) cut, I set forth towards the West (Wet) Coast. No amount of people have informed me, youโ€™re going to get wet and bitten to hell โ€ฆ we shall see! The days are a lot more stifling now, so that sprig of hair had to go! In no time at all Iโ€™m meeting fellow bicycle warriors ๐Ÿšดโ€โ™‚๏ธ More than Iโ€™ve met on my whole cycle travels in one day. Iโ€™m always up for restraining a cyclist to chat, even though they might seem reluctant at times. Iโ€™m in no rush, but still some cyclists still seem to be in…

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Fortrose ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Queenstown

Fortrose ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Queenstown

I turn northโ€™ish facing Queenstown leaving the windy Catlins behind me. The wind ๐ŸŒฌ๏ธ hasn’t abated, but does lie to my starboard flank. All I require now is to throw up a spinnaker โ›ต and I’ll be away! 10 kms or so to Walmahaka and stopping for a bit of lunch. Once again itโ€™s a pie ๐Ÿฅง An easy tummy supplement! Iโ€™m heading to Mataura for the night, as Iโ€™m aware they’ve a public swimming pool ๐ŸŠ Matuara is centred…

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