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    Posted December 1st, 2008 by

    Date: 11-20-2008
    Location: End of Old Beach Road, just north of Kaikoura
    Time: 10 pm
    Latitude: 42°19′56.38″S
    Longitude: 173°43′41.75″E
    Elevation: 2 m
    Temperature: ~15-20°C
    Animals: a few seals & lots of seabirds
    Breakfast: Eggs, bacon, hash browns & toast at Devon Hotel
    Lunch: Lamb meat pie and potato wedges at the Antarctica Visitor Center
    Supper: Whole crayfish, whitefish patty, and rice at roadside shack.
    After a [...]

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    At the Dolphin Lodge, Kaikoura, New Zealand

    Posted November 24th, 2008 by

    Date: 11-24-2008
    Location: Dolphin Lodge, Kaikoura
    Time: 10pm
    Latitude: 42°24′14.08″S
    Longitude: 173°40′57.40″E
    Elevation: ~20 m
    Wind speed: ~40-60 mph
    Precipitation: heavy in the morning
    Breakfast: Musli & other leftover food
    Lunch: Tuna and crackers
    Supper: Fish & Chips
    Last night it rained a lot! Spruce and I were sleeping in bivy sacks under a tarp and although we weren’t getting rained on directly, our bivy sacks [...]

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