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... car, headed to the city, found a cheap hostel and did some snowboarding before our last day in Kiwi land ends. Unfortunately, the next day, we missed our flight. Again. Unable to catch another cheap flight, we only had to wait two days after. So…. we rented another car, and drove 4 hours to Tauranga to meet with Syl again.Sometimes, missing flights is a blessing in disguise. I am one who sucks at saying goodbyes and I always try to avoid ...
... could see the snow-capped peaks of where we were headed. Around 12 30, we finally arrived in Lake Tekapo. We stopped by the gorgeous lake (think NZ's version of Lake Louise) and visited the quaint Church of the Good Shepard, as well as the monument to collie dogs. We were extremely lucky as the sun was brightly shining, and there was not a cloud in the sky.
We stopped at the small Lake Tekapo village and walked the shops ...
... the lake below; however, the upper part is lovely, with lots of other big, snow-covered mountains acting as a backdrop to Mt. Tasman.
Mt. Cook Village has recently opened the Sir Edward Hillary Alpine Center and we spent several hours there learning about Sir Ed and all his accomplishments. He was a New Zealander who cut his mountain-climbing teeth on ...
... the lake, and after a U-turn or two, we found the place. We were greeted by the lady of the house, Stephanie, who was probably in her 60s and fashionably wearing a huge string of pearls. Her attire was very high end, and her shoes were actually little fur-lined booties. Who knows what kind of fur or how much they cost. Everything about the house was pretty fancy. Tons of art on the walls, quirky pieces of art and sculptures lying about, etc. Stephanie was very friendly and seemed ...
... her foot and bandaging her toe. It was all we could do that night so I sent her back to the room to wait for me to clean the floor. I felt like I was a witness to a murder cleaning that floor. Before I joined Sarah in the room I made her a cup of tea and bought her some biscuits to cheer up. She had got over the main shock if it all and was snuggled in bed. We leave Lake Tekapo with one less toenail but one more story. Tomorrow we move on to Christchurch. I'll let you know how it ...
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