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Oct 10, 2006 - The Oparara Basin

Headed north in the morning up to the Oparara Basin - karst country with limestone caves, arches and gorges galore. After quite a long drive up the road to Karamea, the route eventually took me on to a gravel road for the last 16km (is a gravel road and unsealed road? if it is I don't think I should have taken my car up there but never mind!) so I had a lot of fun driving through the forest avoiding potholes and generally making a lot of effort in keeping the car on the road! At the end was a short walk to a tall limestone arch rising out...

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Geraint's World Trip

Dec 10, 2004 - Karamea

We decided to head to the north of the west coast to a little visited but beautiful place called Karamea. Our friends from Nelson Bruce and Marg have a bach (holiday home) here and we knew that Marg would be helping out in the towns one shop so thought we'd go and surprise her. Karamea is a special place, everyone knows everyone and is really genuine and friendly. It's a pity that more travellers don't visit, but then again maybe not. One of NZ's great walks finishes in Karamea, the Heaphy track, so we checked out the end of it and did a...

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