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We left Dunedin in the morning and headed south on State Highway 1.
We stopped in a town called Milton, The Town Of Opportunities, and we bought some diesel. There’s a famous English poet called Milton. And in this town there are streets named after other English poets, like Shakespeare and Chaucer.
Next we stopped in a town called Balclutha and went to the supermarket, had a coffee and read the paper at the Heart & Soul Cafe, and went to the information centre and bought a postcard of this bridge. I sent it to Waipukurau in New Zealand.
After Balclutha, we left State Highway 1 and drove into the Catlins on the Southern Scenic Route.
You’re approaching the
When we were driving through a town called Owaka, we saw lots of teapots, so we stopped to have a look.
Next door to Teapotland was
The owner said she’s been collecting dolls for about ten years.
She said she opened her doll collection to the public because she enjoys meeting people.
Families have come in here, grandparents and say, “I remember that doll”
It’s swapping cultures and stories. It’s a mixture of everything, it’s not only the dolls. People are telling me about their lifestyle, their dolls, their food, their wine. So I’m learning too as well.
In Papatowai we stopped to have a look at the stunning coastline.
And we found a vegetable garden with free vegetables. We thought it was amazing
Up the road from the free veggies, we found the Lost Gypsy Gallery. I’d never heard of it before and it was a fantastic thing to stumble across.
The gallery was an old bus full of interesting things to look at and touch and wind. This is the train of thought.
What are you looking at? Stop looking at me!
We also had a look inside the Winding Thoughts Theatre (of sorts).
It was so cool.
That night we stayed at the McLean Falls Holiday Park. It was an awesome place with a
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