Thursday, April 26, 2007

An afternoon on the Toaroha

Two weekends ago I went over to Greymouth to visit Megan who's doing a physio placement at the Greymouth Hospital. While I was there we met up with Ben & Elise from Wavemonkey Australia.

Ben & Elise were in NZ for two weeks and were keen to check out some of the West coast creeks, unfortunately there had been no rain. We checked out the Styx which looked very low & opted to go for walk up it's neighbouring river the Toaroha. An hour and a quarter of boggy mud later we were at the put-in, low water meant that the rapids weren't technically difficult but a good time was had by all.

Check out the photos & video. All photos are courtesy of Ben & Elise

Meg's enjoying the pleasant walk.

Elise getting a taste of NZ's natural beauty.

Ahh the put in.






and a small video, I'm just getting used to the new video editing program on the MAC.

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