Went away for Xmas, escaping the Tron for bit. 😉 We packed bikes, togs and dog and drove down to Arapuni. I know, it’s not that far away from Hamilton, but what can you do if your dog gets carsick? Our Bach came even with spa, which we used regularly, and Tuis frequenting the flax in the backyard. If it weren’t for the family dramas overseas, it would have been the perfect getaway. Bella like it, too. Having lots to sniff on our long walks. 🙂
The Arapuni swing bridge is pretty impressive, considering that it has been around since 1925 (built for workers to reach the construction site of the hydro power station).
Went on a bike ride, following the river trail (round trip was 23km). The first bit was great, hilly, through the woods and wetlands and close to the river. The second bit unfortunately was right next to the road. But, hey, it’s a rural road so not much traffic. Met quite a few runners and cyclists, taking advantage of the overcast and relatively cool day. Great cycle!