Pinedale Backpacker Lodge & Apartment

11 Alford Street, Methven, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7730, New Zealand | B&B
Prices starting from $49.00
 

Travel Blogs from Methven

Snow!

A travel blog entry by cathy-in-nz

Left Christchurch this morning on the bus headed for Methven and some snowboarding. The bus broke down just outside Christchurch, which set us about 1 hour late. I was supposed to switch buses in Ashburton but because I got there so late I figured I was out of luck. I wandered down to the connecting bus stop (which was waaaaaay down the road since …

Pinnacles Hut

A travel blog entry by andygailtravel

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... Stream. We followed the stream up again, sometimes along the boulders, sometimes going up and over to avoid a swim. These seemed like straight up and down hanging onto tree roots as ladders. Eventually we crossed the stream (bridge provided) and continued our way up the other side. Some people we met said we had two humps to go over then we could see the hut. These turned out to be very large humps with a lovely waterfall between them that the track ...

16th Day

A travel blog entry by jesse.nessi

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5

... only had to find our way through one smaller creek. The rest of the way, they had a marked path, with little bridges over the other streams. We made our way up the mountain (which was pretty steep) and reached the summit about 45 minutes after leaving the van. The views from the top were spectacular. There were good pictures to be taken from every angle. There was an amazing view of the river basin where you can see the beginning between 2 mountains in the ...

Mount Hutt - fresh powder!

A travel blog entry by amyandluke

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... as half way up the mountain we had to stop to put snow chains on the tyres. I looked at the floor for most of the journey, ignoring the snowy road and shear drop on either side until we arrived in the car park. It was pretty foggy still but we hoped for the best and got out on to the chair lift. The weather wasn't half as bad as when we went before and it cleared up nicely within the hour. We ...

Airplanes, stick shifts, and breastfeeding!

A travel blog entry by rubin

5

... to meet many friends who I had previously only known online. The conference opened with an introductory speech in Maori, a mihimihi, in which the presenter recited her whakapapa which describes ones bloodline including ancestry and home location. All attendees participated in a Maori song, a waiata. They all sound beautiful and everybody’s participation was heartfelt. The opening session was given by Dr. Karleen Gribble whose name I have ...

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