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Entries from April 2012

hakataramea pass

April 25th, 2012 · No Comments

i had a light start into the day until the turnoff for the hakataramea pass at kurow. it was perfect cycling weather with enough clouds to cool down the temperature in an otherwise blue sky. the hakataramea pass was another recommendation from bob, the guy we stayed with at the buller gorge. a quiet gravel […]

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dansey’s pass

April 25th, 2012 · No Comments

it was nice cycling weather when i left ranfurly and it stayed that way until halfway up the pass. the top of the pass was engulfed in a black cloud which i soon couldn’t see anymore because of the mist that was getting more and more dense and a constant drizzle was cooling me down […]

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otago rail trail

April 25th, 2012 · No Comments

once in middlemarch, the start of the otago central rail trail, it began to rain and i opted for a stop at the kissing gate cafe. along the upper taieri gorge the trail is crossing viaducts, leads through tunnels, and over some of the original bridges from the rail line. there is an informal camping […]

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dunedin

April 25th, 2012 · No Comments

my motivation stayed with me until dinner but was rapidly reclining within 5 minutes. washing up and brushing my teeth was all i could muster before crashing into bed. i got up once for breakfast the next morning but went back to bed immediately and stayed there until the afternoon. in the evening we enjoyed […]

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