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Life at Walter Peak High Country Farm is not bad for a hard working lass from Wales who is good with people, loves horses and riding, open space and the occasional dip into the high-life of Queenstown, 45 minutes across Lake Wakatipu on the Earnslaw Steamer.

I visited daughter Katie as spring turned to autumn on New Zealand’s South Island at the end of February 2010. I was even persuaded to take my first ever horse ride, thanks to Lloyd, who operates the riding stables at the Peak.

It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it….

The Earnslaw arrives at Walter Peak High Country Farm

The Earnslaw arrives at Walter Peak High Country Farm. Click for larger version

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