Thursday, February 27, 2014

Charming Creek Walkway

Route #6 took us on north to Westport and then a bit beyond to the Charming Creek Walkway, a pleasant hike into the northwestern South Island bush, up as far as Mangatini Falls. The track is interesting particularly in that it simply follows a 19th century private railway, tracks and all, used first for logging and then later mining, abandoned only in the 1950s. There was more than flora and fauna to see...

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