Posts and photos from my Adventure South December 2012 Returning Clients Tour including:
Port Hills & Diamond Point Christchurch, Hanmer & Lewis Pass, Moana to Westport (West Coast), Motueka (inc Takaka Hill), Nelson Lakes, Marlborough Sounds and Kaikoura.
- Adventure’ing South for my ninth cycle tour! - It started, like many web conspiracies, with an innocent Facebook message…
- Day 0 – Prelude – A sobering wander around what is left of Christchurch central…
- Day 1 – Christchurch & Hanmer – First ride, bike and ferry!
- Day 2 – Hanmer To Moana Hanmer? – A brilliant change of plan
- Day 3 – Moana to Punakaiki - A ride and an unplanned hike
- Day 4 – To Westport & beyond – The best coastal ride in New Zealand
- Day 5 – Fancy footwork & the Takaka Hill – Up & down, the Hill
- Day 6 – To St Arnaud – Lovely valley ride with a bit of climbing to finish
- Day 7 – Wairau Valley & the Sounds – A valley and coastal ride, with a vineyard finish.
- Day 8 – Kaikoura to Christchurch - The inland road to Hokey Pokey
Lewis Pass: Downhill with an, arranged, tailwind… Woohoo!