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Friday, February 22, 2013

World's Steepest Residential Street, Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand

 Yes!  Jerry and I chugged up the World's Steepest Street (residential)...so says the Guinness Book of World Records.  The sign points "that way"!


 About 1/3 of the people on our tour took the challenge with us.
There goes Jerry!
Ahhh...it doesn't look so steep!

Here we go!

 Leon and I are ahead of Jerry!
Karen stayed behind...her feet couldn't take this!


 Here comes Ireland!


 Got you getting me, Jerry!



 There are a few others taking the challenge who are not on our tour.

 Some preferred the steps to the street...not me!


 Either way there's no getting around the UP!


 I see smiling faces!  The 'senior citizen' was on our tour and totally amazed all of us!
He kept a slow and steady pace!


 Well...maybe it is kinda steep!  
Perspective changes things!


Chug Chug...almost there!


 Here he comes...let's cheer him on!


 A colorful window reminds me that this is a residential street that people have to cope with on a daily basis.


 Our guide walked to a stationery store to get him a certificate of achievement!
Well deserved!




Jerry took a pic of me taking a pic of our champion!


 some statistics...

 Our guide took our pictures as did the others who chose NOT to walk...imagine missing this GREAT fun!


fond memories!
Baldwin Street
Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand
November 28, 2012

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