Notes & Observations
In one of the books we are reading,
James Mitchner begins the forward by saying matter of factly " New Zealand is probably the most
beautiful country in the world. " - who are
to argue with an authority like this - but, from our limited
experience we'd have no
reason to disagree .
(click on the view to enlarge)
Tom Diamond, on the other hand, is second generation. We found him sketching the limestone cliffs in the camper park. He entertained us with reassuring stories of how the ancient Maori didn't like the White men because they tasted way too salty. Here you can see a
video of him playing his accordion (click JUST ONCE). Tom is a man of many dimensions who is also on his way to the South Island to trace some ancestry.
The scenery was what one would expect
of "the world's most scenic ferry ride." !
The first wireless site we have found
since leaving Australia allows us to finally upload a few more