Date: Friday 15 March 2013
Route: Linkwater to Picton to Home
We had a pleasant 18km ride with lots of glimpses on the sounds along Queen Charlotte Drive to Picton.
After booking our ferry tickets we spent some time exploring the Picton shops and eating lunch. We found out all about the Kaipupu point wildlife sanctuary – a community project where they have put up a predator proof fence across a peninsula and have now been pest free for several months. The sanctuary is opening next weekend and entry is free.
We were on the 2.15pm ferry back to Wellington.
Horokiwi hill is still harder than the hills we did in the South Island (a 2.5 km climb that is very steep). Reinhard was glad to see us. The cats and chooks are in good health. It is good to be home, but sad that our holiday is over.