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day 32: coming back to Christchurch (photos)

overcast 8 °C

Today we drove back to Christchurch.
We drove over the Lewis Pass.
This road goes over the Southern Alps which is the main mountain range, in the South Island of New Zealand.
The road it's very long and windy (4 hours)

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Day 31: leaving Blenheim for Tapawera.

overcast 12 °C

This morning I went for a walk around the farm. The hills are very pretty. The farm is 280 ha - so big. He has 800 sheep on his farm.
For the lunch we ate crayfish.
We left Blenheim to go to Megan's brother's house in Tapawera.
We ate a delicious dinner.
Tonight we are sleeping in the house truck.

The farm in Tapawera has blackcurrents and is 100 ha in size.

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Day 30: pick up mark and leaving Christchurch for Blenheim.

rain 7 °C

This morning we went pick up Mark from the airport. I've been to Christchurch airport 8 times :0
Megan and the girls went to work while Mark and I tidied the house and I vacuumed inside the car!
beside the road we saw a lots of seals.
After we had cleaned and tidied we got the show on the road. We drove to Ward to Mark's cousin.
We had a delicious mid-winter Christmas dinner.
We stayed for the night.

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Day 29: Skate park, getting lost and wet, ice skating, bakin

sunny 14 °C

This morning I went to the skate park by myself! But I got lost coming home.
I was wet, I was hungry and angry!!!!
But I survived ;)
After this near death experience I had lunch !
We went iceskating. It's pretty cool (a pun).
For dessert tonight I have cooked a delicious chocolate brownie!

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Day 28: hockey, circus school and skate park

overcast 8 °C

This morning we went to circus school and straight afterwards played hockey.
After we went home for lunch.
We went to a skate park and alliances francaise.
This evening I went by myelf to an other skate park!

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