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Day 22 - Yet More Road

The drive up the West Coast of New Zealand is both exciting and boring. The scenery is just so beautiful that you start to take it for granted - "Oh, another unbelievably gorgeous mountain", "Oh look, another mindblowingly pristine lake", "Ho hum, another glorious beach devoid of people".
I stopped for lunch at Hokitika, a small town that - like most small towns I passed through - offered hot tea and great pies.
Also at Hokitika I found a showroom of greenstone carvings. The Greenstone Factory, as it is known, is a collection of artworks that are available for sale - if you happen to have a bucket load of spare money, which I didn't. However, I did show one of the experts... [more ]

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1. Buller Court Motel
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2. Alpine Rose Motel
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Top Rated Attractions

1. Fox Glacier
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2. Pancake Rocks
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3. Gillespies Beach
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Top Rated Restaurants

1. Denniston Dog Restaurant & Bar
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2. Bailie's Bar And Restaurant
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Top Rated Hostels

1. Bazil's Backpackers - Westport Hostel
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Top Rated Camping Sites

1. Okuru Beach Holiday Park
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2. Punakaiki Beach Camp
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