Daytrip to Queenstown

A day trip to Queenstown to collect the last of our guests from the airport and then do a bit more sightseeing is captured beautifully by Laurie and her camera once again………..

Life on the Bike and other Fab Things

With Alys’ husband due to fly into the Queenstown airport, the 7 of us piled into two vehicles and drove the 68k into the city.

Can you guess who my seat mate was?

Along the way, we passed Bradrona, the famous “bra fence of Cardrona”.  The collection of bras started around 1999, when four bras mysteriously appeared overnight on a fence along the Cardrona Valley Road.  It wasn’t until an unknown bra thief began cutting them away under the shadow of the night that the fence gained its notoriety.  Every time they were cut away, even more were added, and the bra count has reached over 7000.  The infamous fence was rebranded to “Bradrona” in 2015 to raise money for breast cancer and $30,000 has been raised by people leaving donations in a box at the site.

What a powerful monument to say the least.  While we did not leave our bras, we did…

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15 thoughts on “Daytrip to Queenstown

  1. Look at what has been achieved due to one misery guts taking the bras down and others determined to replace them with others. A wonderfully opportunistic way to raise both awareness and funds – fantastic! Lovely to see more happy photos of you all enjoying NZ:)

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    • Hello Robin! Yes, it is a great fence. Every time we went past there were tourists wandering about, taking photos and leaving donations. We have had a wonderfully special time together. Very lucky!!


  2. What a fabulous adventure, Pauline. I love the Bradrona Wall. If only people could work so well together to achieve other things too!


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