Walking Up - Towards Buller Pass 2014 July 11

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July 11th 2014
Published: November 11th 2014
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Off we go!Off we go!Off we go!

Well groom paths mean good footbridges - I am not brave!
Although quite well known in the hiking community, for me Buller Pass was a destination taken on faith. We had a beautiful day, full of sunshine, passing through tall birch forests. The purity of the mountain air is invigorating to the body and relaxing to the mind. ! I walked with some of the participants who pause to look at the little plants and chat during a welcome water breaks. Thanks to some knowledgeable companions, this became my opportunity to really learn the names of the wildflowers. Photographs help immeasurably, as you will see in this post.

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Babbling brookBabbling brook
Babbling brook

Lovely chuckling water accompanied us to the top.
Glimpse of our GoalGlimpse of our Goal
Glimpse of our Goal

Fire opens the forest for new growth.
Buller PassBuller Pass
Buller Pass

Walking for the more ambitious!
Purple VetchPurple Vetch
Purple Vetch

This is why we walked up!

Treats intestinal parasites, among other things!
Scorpion WeedScorpion Weed
Scorpion Weed

Those delicate hairs cause a painful rash!

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