57. What life is this if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare


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July 15th 2009
Published: December 5th 2009
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(N) By the start of July, we had both stopped working, as our visas had expired. We spent the first day of the month cleaning and packing up the flat into boxes, throwing some warm clothes into a couple of smaller cases because the next morning was my birthday and we were flying down to Christchurch to start on the 2nd part of our South Island trip. You know you’re getting old when…the firs... Read Full Entry



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Motorcycle from the Film 'The World's Fastest Indian'Motorcycle from the Film 'The World's Fastest Indian'
Motorcycle from the Film 'The World's Fastest Indian'

The film is the life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, played by Anthony Hopkins in 2005, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle, a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Motorcycle from the Film Motorcycle from the Film
Motorcycle from the Film

The Indian motorcycle is on display in an Invercargill hardware store!
Loading our bags ourselves!Loading our bags ourselves!
Loading our bags ourselves!

On the way from Invercargill to Stewart Island
Mind the Kiwis!Mind the Kiwis!
Mind the Kiwis!

Stewart Island
View out to seaView out to sea
View out to sea

Stewart Island
Watch for PenguinsWatch for Penguins
Watch for Penguins

Stewart Island
Nick outside the South Seas HotelNick outside the South Seas Hotel
Nick outside the South Seas Hotel

The southernmost pub in NZ, Stewart Island
Paula above a beachPaula above a beach
Paula above a beach

Stewart Island - the day after the rain.



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