Bealey Valley Trail

After leaving the cottage on our last day, we drove back up to Arthur’s Pass. We still wanted to go on a couple of walks we’d heard about, and look for mountain wildflowers. We found the Bealey Valley track first.15-IMG_1180

The trail led to a bridge over this rapids; it was a lot more impressive in real life than the picture can show! I ended up spending a lot of time on the bridge with Little Miss, while the rest of the family (except Grandma) went up a pretty rugged track. Little Miss looked at the water on both sides, over and over, and then looked through the cracks in the floor to see the water go under. I think she was trying to figure out what the water was doing.


This was a tiny mushroom; the cap was about the size of my thumbnail!


It’s almost a rainforest up there at the top of the pass. So much moss!



About NZ Filbruns

A home-school family living in New Zealand, with a desire to share what Christ has done for us.
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