DAY 16 ROAD TRIP - Franz Josef to Punakaiki
We set off from Franz Josef not really knowing where we would end up today. Could be any of Greymouth, Hokitika, Punakaiki, Westport, or who knows where else.
Not a bad road. Beautiful of course, what else do you get in New Zealand? Lots of forest,some very twisty bits, mountains of course, lakes etc etc etc.
Our first stop was Hokitika. Very ...
Being hunted in New Zealand
Punakaiki is home to the pancake rocks – an interesting rock formation that looks like hundreds of stacks of pancakes – and blow holes. Our first visit to the rocks wasn’t very impressive because of the huge storm but we hoped this would make the blow holes bigger and more impressive. Unfortunately, there was no blow hole action and we trudged back to o...