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We rode out to Akaroa and back for the weekend - 105km / 900m ascent on the way there via the summit road, and 90km / 500m ascent on the way back taking the shorter route around Akaroa harbour. There was no accommodation available so we had to carry our camping stuff too! It was a tough ride but beautiful scenery especially along the summit road. Aaron came with us on saturday and then got a lift home from Akaroa.
 Stopping for apricots
 
 Arriving at hill-top on the main road to akaroa
 
 On summit road around akaroa harbour
 
 Looking north from summit road
 
 Hilary and Aaron
 
 Aaron on summit road
 
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 Looking back across akaroa harbour
 
 Volanic cliffs
 
 At hill-top for the second time on the way home
 

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