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Walking in the Air – Weekly Photo Challenge – Infinite

  Dear Friends, The mighty Matukituki River flows through the Mt Aspiring National Park in the South Island of New Zealand. The river is fed by ice melt from Rob Roy Glacier so even for a hardy beaver swimming across is not an option. Luckily there is a suspension bridge across the frigid, raging torrent. …


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Danger Zone – Weekly Photo Challenge – The Sign Says

Dear Friends, Although I am travelling around the world I’m an alpine beaver at heart and one of my favourite pastimes is walking in the mountains. I’ve been looking forward to some alpine hiking in New Zealand and the Rob Roy Glacier walk was the perfect choice…or so I thought until I began reading the …

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All You Need Is Lunch – Weekly Photo Challenge – Lunchtime

Dear Friends, The kea is the world’s only alpine parrot and lives in the high country of the South Island of New Zealand. The visitor information board at the Rob Roy Glacier lookout says: “Keas are rather social, nomadic and inquisitive creatures. Their nosiness can lead to a congregation of kea around novel objects and …

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