|Lamb season. The noise they make!|
Dominik and I stayed at Mike's farm for a week, helping him with some work and being rewarded by his chef skills plus swapping the hostel bunks for nice bedrooms with huge soft beds. A fair price for feeding lambs, building a new fence around the paddock and standing up to our knees in the mud digging an old pipe out of the ground. Another highlight were the sand flies; the damn things love me, I had my own sand fly fan club flying around 24/7, wish I had the same success with girls.
Working and being eaten by flies was just part of the fun, though. We also went fishing for trouts and pig hunting. As fishermen, we both failed miserably and we have to thank Mike's luck (or skill, or both) for two delicious smoked trouts waiting for us to do the eating part tonight (hopefully Mike didn't finish the job already).
|Hey girls, dinner's ready.|
|I'm the king of the worl... ehm, hill!!!|
After Mike's we headed to Nelson, a lovely and lively town on the northern coast of the South Island, and that's where the fun really started. I'll try to get around and write something about it soon!
|Careful, careful, just a few more steps, not a good time for a swim...|
|See that big shark? It's mine!|