We had the pleasure of three lovely visitors in March. Making the best use of time we all hiked the Milford Track together aka 'The Finest Walk in the World'. It was lovely indeed, not sure it was the finest, but it was damn beautiful. We swam everyday because it was too hot and we didn't have a drop of rain the entire time.
Late March a few friends and I went to Hanmer Springs to celebrate an upcoming wedding. I can't share too many photos of the festivities, but an excellent time was had by all.
We had two public holidays in April, Easter and ANZAC Day. Since having a busy time with guests and whatnot we decided to take a quiet Easter at home. The weather was stunning and I was quite happy to be staying in and relaxing. We took a ride on the newly opened Christchurch Gondola, got an amazing amount of flowers for $15 and took a hike in the TOO HOT weather and picked apples on the way home (Forrest's first time).
writing in his blog again! Check out his entry on the hike. (note: i almost said 'epic hike', but due to my severe dislike of the word 'epic', i refrained.)
We couldn't walk much after this hike, for an entire week.
So i was more than happy to take this last weekend as a foodie weekend.Put aside the hiking boots for a few days and put on the fashion boots.
We traveled down to Invercargil to the Bluff Oyster Festival. Some 4,000 people attended a festival whose town normally boasts 1,800. The Bluff oysters a large, juicy, briny goodness, slurped down with just a squeeze of lemon. I think we ate about three dozen all together. yum.