Friday, June 30, 2017
Our last full day on this tour was spent on the Mail Boat Run on the Pelorous Sound. Once again we were lucky with the weather. Apart from delivering mail to various bays around the Sound we also got to see some oyster and salmon farms. It was a most enjoyable day followed by a delicious meal at the Mussel Pot Cafe
Sunday, June 11, 2017
This was all so long ago (the beginning of April) but I want to get it all down so that I can look back on it later. On Day 6 we awoke in Reefton to a chilly morning and after breakfast went for a walk along the main street. The town owes its origins to the discovery of gold bearing quartz reefs in the locality in the late 1860s when the gold rush fever hit the West Coast.
First we visited the