Pleasant View Bed & Breakfast Timaru
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Spent the morning sorting out future plans for the next week and then headed off to investigate the area. First stop the 'Blue lakes' which are actually green! Then onto the glacier view point, amazing HUGE icebergs floating in the lake and fab views of Mt.Cook. Off down another track in the heat of the day so treated myself to dipping my feet in the glacial water ...
Whilst I've had heard it raining overnight we woke to blue skies and a nip in the air. Above us on the mountains the rain had fallen as snow giving a dusting to lower levels albeit not right down to our level thank goodness. We parked by the DOC campsite as far as you can drive up the valley, and set off just before 10 when there was scarcely anybody else on the trail. The trail itself has been improved immensely since our last visit especially the first swing ...
... see some penguins but had no luck. As we got to the van the police came and moved us along, but moved us closer to the beach so the view was better. On what was going to be our last day in Timaru we was having a walk and found a car for sale at a good price so we rang the number.....that 'one call' To cut a lot of it short Chris arrived and after talking to him during a test drive he put us up in his house with his family (his ...
... Tasman and the Tasman glacier. The walk started gently enough but there was a steep climb and we ended up rock hopping up the final slopes like mountain goats, with Jane and I hauling each other over the boulders like Edmund Hilary and Sherpa Tensing (you decide who was who !!) on the final ascent of Everest. We made it to the top and the view was to die for...it nearly killed us anyway. We were frankly incensed that both the lady in the information office and ...
We had to reschedule our flight from Sydney to Christchurch due to a recurrence of my usual condition, but I seem OK now. The new flight brought us into Christchurch at midnight.
Found the car, found the motel settled in.
Next day we walked into the city centre. We had been expecting to see earthquake damage, but we were totally unprepared for the scale of the destruction even 3 years later. Half the ...