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... looking good with rain so there was no point in staying just in case. Even writing this now, we are both so sadden as it would of been a once in a lifetime opportunity in New Zealand! We were ready to leave Tekapo even more at this point and could not wait to get on the green bus! Hopefully we will be able to go to one of the other four Dark Sky Reserve places in the future to experience seeing the stars or if not we are by sure coming back to New Zealand at some point in our ...
... in this country straightened out (11). Because it is basically a great American road trip on the other side of the road it has been a good starting point for our travels and a good place for Jess and I to find our travel rhythm. There are no language barriers, the water is delicious, we have the luxury of a van for transport and storage of our belongings, all luxuries that won't be so easy elsewhere. Some challenges lie behind us (12). Certainly greater ones lie ahead but I ...
... to subside a bit, and then did a walk up Mt John to the Observatory. This was quite a climb up the mountain with a 300m ascent in quite a short distance, however it was worth it with wonderful views of the lake and surrounding mountains, and it with It was also just possible to see Mt Cook behind some smaller mountains. We came down off the mountain down during sunset with a great view of the sun setting on the mountains ...
... and the views were incredible over the whole area.
Returned to our hotel and there were 2 Hudson cars from the 1930s parked nearby. Talked with the owners as well as their visiting friendds from Ohio. Intersting to travel and meet folks. this morning, 2 doors down from us was a guy from Elizabeth Lake who was here fishing. That's just down the road from us at home.
Anyway, we enjoyed the day and will sleep well after all the hiking today!
... had a
bed on top of the drivers seat, the table in the middle turned into a bed and so did the bench in the back. The camper may not have been supereasy to live in but, I can tell you that it was WAY easier then camping with a tent. Travelling in a campervan for a week was fun!
Jen- Heaven. Yes heaven. I loved the two days we spent on Lake Pukaki- just us and Mount Cook- all by our lonesome. We left the hundred of tourists behind 25 kms ago at the ...