Well... we left home (Gisborne) 8:00am yesterday... and hiked it to Welli.
Weather was a bit crappy driving down, but nothing too ugly. Made it on time for the 6:30 ferry crossing.
The crossing turned out to be smooth sailing. Rainey and grey but little or no swell
. Got off at Picton and headed straight to motel.
Breakfast in Picton,
Lunch in Kaikoura
Coffee in Amberly
Dinner in Timaru. (I'm only doing this for the food you know..)
Typing this, in bed at B&B in Oamaru...
We had a few stops and starts. Sorting out leccy gremlins with the fridge wiring. A bank here.. petrol station there... But we decided to munch as many k's today as (reasonably and comfortably) possible.
We'll be with our friends tommorrow and have our hands on the Tractor