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Jul 20, 2008 - Our fourth farm in Seddon - grapevine country

Staying with Barb was hilarious, she is lovely person and got us laughing from the minute she met us. Here, we looked after a giant pig (300pounds!), a highland cow, two horses, sheep that came to you when you called them, and chickens. We helped out with things around the house and garden, and Tara learnt a lot about smart gardening, not to mention she actually learnt to make jam and muffins! Barb took us around to all her grape-growing friends for tea and biscuits regularly and we loved meeting the locals and finding out how they live. We...

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Mar 22, 2005 - Wine..hic...tasting

Since our last entry we have crossed from the north to the south island. Everyone did tell us this was much better and they were right. The scenery is stunning and the weather is much sunnier. Wellington has been under fog for the past 4 days cancelling many flight and causing chaos. The crossing was lovely and sunny, although we could see the fog rolling off the sea into wellington. I obviously spent the whole time on deck maintaining my tan! As we arrived on the south island we passed by some beautiful islands and hills. We didn't stay...

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Oct 15, 2004 - On the road again

Craig and I stopped at Joe's garage for breakfast (buying breakfast is much safer then cooking for a chef) before he headed for the gym and I to Picton. I had left myself about 12 hours to get there, which I thought was plenty of time, but later found there is never enough time to enjoy the scenery here. I was to pick up Rick from the ferry in Picton at 9pm. Once I got trough the pass to the west coast, the rain was coming down. My radio was still broken, and my head could't help but play the song, "The long and winding road....." As I...

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