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South Island part 1

overcast 7 °C

After a few hours on the ferry we arrived in Picton on the north of the south island.

Beautiful landscapes all along the road but I will not post everything!

The big and green mussels of Havelock, yummy!

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The Abel Tasman national park along the cost with its strange mushrooms.

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Cap Farewell, the north point of the South Island.

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On the amazing Whanganui beach, we were lucky to see wild seals and even touch them!

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Walk in the bush under the rain :

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Sunset on Cap Foulwind (west cost) :

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Pancakes rocks and its weird formations :

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Visit of Hokitaki, the jade city and its blue gorges :

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Franz Joseph glacier from far (I like that beany)

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The mirror lake Matheson :

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An other glacier, Fox, from closer:

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It's not so warm in the camper-van, but we are survivors! And this beautiful country warm the heart! :D

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Posted by ChachaInAsia 20:22 Archived in New Zealand

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