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Great spot to stay in a popular and expensive part of NZ, very hospitable hosts
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Cool start with a couple of walks - Tasman Glacier view and Hooker Valley, planned for today at Aoraki (Mt Cook) after breakfast.
Not super hungry but managed to eat about half. Sky clearing so hopefully will get better by time we arrive at the park some 50 km away.
The first walk was predominantly straight uphill giving a view of a …
After a pretty poor sleep due to the warmth we got underway for our journey to Twizel. We had spotted a supermarket on our way in from airport in our metallic **** Camry with a footbrake instead of handbrake and pseudo sports gearbox, to stock up on essentials like snacks, water & alcohol. Signage is not a strong point in Christchurch and the …
We finished our last day of hiking on our South Island tour at Mt. Cook National Park. Mt. Cook is the tallest mountain in all of N.Z. (12,218 feet) and named Aoraki or "Cloud Piercer". Bob did the Mueller Hut Route which included 2300+ stair steps leading to the top. The sky was perfectly clear and the vistas magnificent. He went for a swim in the …
We are well on the way home and decided to stop off here for one night, then tomorrow, Relle's birthday, we will have a yummy brekkie then move onto Mount Cook and stopover at Lake Tekapo. This town was created in 1968 to house the workers who built the nearby hydro-electricity power station. In 1984 it was due to be be abandoned and sold off but the locals petitioned ...
... to high winds. We were very lucky to go up there when we did.....We do have some great coffee stops. This afternoon it became really very windy, we could hardly stand up outside, it was a bit scary, but luckily it has calmed down now. At one stage apparently it was 140k per hour. All planes have been cancelled and also possibly for tomorrow, we were so lucky to have had our helicopter ride ...