Lazing in Golden Bay

I’ve just got back from ten days of lazing in Golden Bay, still the most bestest part of New Zealand.

We climbed, kayaked, ran, swam, rode, and pictionaried. Brendan and Andy joined us for a few days half way through and Katie did a cycling mission up to Takaka and we caught up with her briefly too.

Not such a good start (Takaka 2013)Into the blue (Takaka 2013)

Above left: We didn’t have such a good start to the trip with a tyre on the trailer needing replacing in Lewis Pass. The weather was very nice in the pass though so it wasn’t too bad. Above right: It was a beautiful day so we headed out in kayaks to the Tata Islands off Tata Beach.

View from Tata Islands 2 (Takaka 2013)A flying shag (Takaka 2013)

Above Left: We landed on the island and had a bit of ginger beer to celebrate. Above Right: The island was inhabited by many shags.

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