Day 5/10 – Places

This one is pretty open depending on how you choose to answer it – you could go with 6 places you’ve traveled to which could become 6 places you’ve traveled to and loved or even 6 places you’ve traveled to but didn’t really (love that is).

You could decide to list 6 places you’ve lived (should you be the jet set type – which I am not) or 6 places you can safely eat junk food where no one will see you when you’re on a diet ..

Not that I’d know anything about that BUT I do notice wrappers in James’ car so perhaps I could ask him if your interested in a blog post like that. 😉

I decided to go with ..

Baldwin Street, Dunedin – New Zealand’s (and the world’s) steepest street
I might have to do this one well before I hit 60 so that I’m still fit enough to walk up the street (or at least whilst James is still fit enough to pull me up it – because that’s how I’m going to roll when I’m old(er)).  In fact, speaking of rolling (Jaffa’s) the Cadbury Factory is also in Dunedin! win/win

The Cape Reinga lighthouse
I have a feeling that I’ve been to the Cape Reinga lighthouse, especially since I spent most of my childhood holidays in the Far North BUT I can’t remember it and I probably wouldn’t have appreciated the view anywhere near as much as I would now. I’d also think it would be pretty cool to run the length of 90 Mile Beach (although I have no idea whether this is actually geographically possible).  I’ll add that to my “I wonder if you can actually do that” list ..

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The Emerald Lakes on the Tongariro Alpine Crossing
Also one I’d need to do sooner rather than later as it’s a 19.4k one way track.  In fact I might run this before next winter ..

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Tiritiri Matangi
Specifically the Kokako on Tiritiri Matangi. This one I’m pretty sure even 59 year old me can cope with.

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The Putangirua Pinnacles
I mean the photo says it all really ..

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The Maori Carvings @ Mine Bay
How did I not know (until yesterday) that this place even existed!

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I really do live in #godzone

Till next time

 

 

 

 

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