Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cape Foulwind Walk

Cape Foulwind Map

Today we left Greymouth at 9am (an hour earlier than normal) for a car ride almost up to Westport to go on the Cape Foulwind Walkway. It is about a six kilometre return walk. We started at the top of … Continue reading

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Point Elizabeth Walkway


While most of New Zealand was suffering from cold and snow, our walking group met at the northern end of the Point Elizabeth Walkway under clear blue skies. This walk is popular as it is close to Greymouth and very … Continue reading

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The West and Back Home May 2011

Snow falling on the Bow River.

When we left Baltimore about 5.30am on May 26 the temperature was already in the 70s (about 22°C). The east coast sweltered under record breaking temperatures, up to 107°F (41.6°C) for the next month and a half. We were so … Continue reading

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Westland Wilderness Cycle Trail

Greymouth to Paroa portion of the Westland Cycle Trail

You might wonder why the title of this walk is the Westland Wilderness Cycle Trail. Well, that’s the name of this new endeavor but it is suitable cyclists and walkers. When finished, the trail will extend from Greymouth to Ross. … Continue reading

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