Basic Record Keeping

Cardrona

  • 9am to 4pm
  • Day 1: -4 degrees
  • Day 2: -9 degees

Mid Semester Break Road Trip

  • Moeraki Boulders — Mt Cook
  • Lake Tekapo — Christchurch — Arthur’s Pass — Hokitika
  • Greymouth — Punakaiki — Paparoa National Park — Westport — Nelson
  • Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve — French Pass
  • Puponga Farm Park
  • Pelorus and Kenepuru Sounds area in the Marlborough Region
  • Kaikoura
  • Hanmer Springs — Christchurch

Otago Central Rail Trail (152 km) — ’Speedy the Turtle’

Day 1: Clyde to Wedderburn (78.5 km)

  • Clyde to Auripo (covered 54.5 km)
  • Auripo to Wedderburn (skipped 24 km)

Day 2: Wedderburn to Middlemarch

  • Covered 38 out of 73.5 km (I rode Wedderburn to somewhere, then Daisybank to Hyde for lunch, and finally Rock and Pillar to Middlemarch I think)

Milford Sound

  • 200 days of rain, up to 9 metres (Amazon Rainforest only gets 3)
  • 5 permanent waterfalls, 30,000 over the Fiordlands and along Milford Highway (whole region) on a day like this
  • Maori name: shadowlands
  • Water so dark and calm that it makes the black coral believe it’s deep — they are growing at 10 metres instead of 60
  • We are the aquarium