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... turning and tells us she is 'recalculating'. Since there is only one road we can possibly be on we think she is trying to get promotion from NZ to a country with more possible routes. Either that or she will have to take early retirement because there are one hell of a lot of hairpin bends around here.
So if you travel from Franz Joseph to Queenstown you could say you ae getting your kicks on route number six ( but it would probably be better if you ...
... of walking which was good after the long bus trip the day before.
When we got back to town we decided to go to the Glacier Hot Pools. A bit expensive but so soothing on aching muscles and joints. Then we went out for dinner and spent the rest of the evening at Glow Worm in the lounge.
We didn't have to leave until 10am on Thursday so I didn't even need to pack before going to bed; I did it all Thursday morning.
... Now Mike what do you think of that !!!!?????? An idea you may like to explore with you photography lol . Chris had taken a pic but we thought it was on each of our cameras but he had flown us upto the glacier, taken our photos , printed them on the onboard printer, put them into the frames and then taken off handing them to us now how versatile is that !!!??? Taking photography to total new level I think lol. And they only cost $20 amazing ! I am going to bore you ...
... Steve and jan ordered lamb shanks , plural that is, when you order lamb shanks over here you always get 2 !!! They did manage to plough their way through them and by looks on their faces thoroughly enjoyed them !! Lol I had a chicken Brie and bacon burger with chips also very nice indeed !! With a very exciting day ahead it was back to the motels, a couple of glasses of wine and more chatting then off to bed. Helicopter flights here we come ...
... mountains along the way. We picked up a rental car in graymouth and drove 2.5 more hours to Franz Joseph Glacier. We arrived at the Franz Joseph Scenic hotel and checked in- upgraded to a room w a beautiful view of the glacier. A few min later, the lady from the front desk brought us champagne. So nice! We had an early dinner at The Landing, showered and enjoyed champagne with a view in our pjs! Ready to hike the glacier in the ...