Travel Blogs from Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand

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The Last Blog, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

The Last Blog

A travel blog entry by lineandterry

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... few stops included seeing rare penguins from hidden trenches in Dunedin.  We also spent a night at Mt. Cook, the tallest mountain in New Zealand. That included going out on a glacier lake with icebergs floating around and visiting the Edmund Hillary ...

Mt Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook

A travel blog entry by julia.reichhart

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Mountain Views from a Cosy Bed, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mountain Views from a Cosy Bed

A travel blog entry by theevans

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... ;The drive up from Cromwell was stunning and got more and more so as we got closer to the National Park. The tiny village of Mt. Cook is really only tourist accommodation and food for tourists, and residences for people who work to accommodate and feed us ...

Christchurch-Mt Cook-Lake Ohau, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Christchurch-Mt Cook-Lake Ohau

A travel blog entry by extremetraveler

... there was no clouds in sight to obscure our view. From here, it was only a short drive to our lunch stop in Mt. Cook Village. We spent part of the afternoon walking around in the national park and simply sitting back enjoying the stunning scenery. We then ...

From one mountain to another, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

From one mountain to another

A travel blog entry by martinastravels

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... bestigning här i Mt. Cook. (Ja, han är kiwi.) Nya Zeelands längsta glacier, Tasman Glacier, ligger också här. I Mt. Cook Village stannade vi på White Horse Hill campsite över natten. Betsy fick tillbaka gamla minnen, då det var här hon gick ...

Mt Cook, zeig mir deinen Gletscher!, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook, zeig mir deinen Gletscher!

A travel blog entry by juliateister

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Ihr Lieben! Nach den Pinguinen sind wir wieder ins Landesinnere gefahren um zum Mt. Cook zu gelangen. Uebernachtet haben wir bei Tony, einem Farmer, der uns wahnsinnig interessante Dinge ueber die neuseelaendische Regierung und die globale Klimaerwaermung ...

frühmorgens bis spätabends, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

frühmorgens bis spätabends

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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... diese Nacht schlafen wollten, damit wir schon mal wussten, wie der aussieht. Die Aussicht dort war super! Beste Sicht auf den Mt. Cook und die darumliegenden Berge, davor das türkisblaue Wasser.. traumhaft. Wir genossen die Sonne und gegen 18:00 ...

Kea Point Wanderung, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Kea Point Wanderung

A travel blog entry by gerd_vicky_2012

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Mt. Cook/Aoraki, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt. Cook/Aoraki

A travel blog entry by abcanares

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... either side of the valley growing increasingly rugged and snow capped. The glacier cut valley narrows until the road ends at the Mt. Cook Village/ National Park and if skies are clear, an unforgettable view (just like the book says) of Mt. Cook / ...

Mt Cook in the wind and rain, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook in the wind and rain

A travel blog entry by adampalmer87

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... and also you couldn't really see Mt. Cook which was the main reason we had made the trip there. Also, the day we left, by the time we were about 30km from Mt Cook we looked back to see that the weather had cleared and Mt Cook was clearly visible ...

Mt Cook & Tasman Glacier, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt Cook & Tasman Glacier

A travel blog entry by rainha

Waked up at 6:30am, thinking to watch the sun rise but too late. We drove to Aoraki Mt Cook, at 3754 metres, NZ highest mountain. It took 1.5 hours, the weather became worse. We went to Kea Point and the Tasman Glacier, NZ longest glacier. The view is ...

Stargazing, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Stargazing

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn

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... we could follow through with our plan to check out the historic town of Oamaru. We learned that Oarmaru was named as New Zealand's third official municipality after Dunedin and Queenstown. Many of the buildings in this town are the original ones from the ...

Gold Franckincense and Beer, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Gold Franckincense and Beer

A travel blog entry by jandjsgrandtour

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... . Anyway, its all done very politely and with some repressed humour  and we get our shoes cleaned in the bargain.  "Here you are sir, welcome to New Zealand".  "Thanks very much officer, we're delighted to be here" ......and we are.   ...

Get's Crazy later today--!, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Get's Crazy later today--!

A travel blog entry by creneafly1on

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... that already!).  After the hike we visited the gift shop for post cards and trinkets.  On the road out of the Mt. Cook village, we stopped to see the Mt. Cook Airstrip.  Very nice facility where they do a ton of tour flights and glacier ...

Beautiful New Zealand, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Beautiful New Zealand

A travel blog entry by speckles

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Hello again my friends, I have some free time today because the Mueller Hut Hike we were planning on attacking today was full and we weren't able to go.... BUT we get to go tomorrow! So, since I have so much time I have uploaded scenic pictures ...

Lake Tekapo, Mt. John Observatory, Tasman Glacier, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Tekapo, Mt. John Observatory, Tasman Glacier

A travel blog entry by creneafly1on

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Today we are headed towards Mt. Cook. We stopped at Lake Tekapo and Mt. John Observatory on the way. Near Mt. Cook, we also visited the Tasman Glacier. There was a glacier lake at the bottom which was very white in color from the minerals in the ...

Dream jobs!!, Mt Dobson , New Zealand travel blog

Dream jobs!!

A travel blog entry by rachandsean

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... us!.  We are now living in a small town called Fairly with a  few hundred people.  We can walk to the grocery store a (Rachel dream).  There are two other houses with Dobson and Instructor workers which are our new best friends. ...

Mt John Summit Walk and Mt. Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt John Summit Walk and Mt. Cook

A travel blog entry by andrewalice

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... .  Little did we know that our accomodations was in the heart of it all.  We arrived in Mt. Cook around 4pm.  The village reminded me of Canada's Blue Mountain resort.  They village had various chalets and various restaurants all ...

MUELLER HUT, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

MUELLER HUT

A travel blog entry by martinastravels

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... isflaken i sjön. Sjön har ändrats rejält på bara några år! Ett väl värt stopp. Bara att köra genom dalen till Mt.Cook är en upplevelse. Vi såg många som stannade vid vägkanten för att ta bilder. Vi gjorde likadant när vi körde dit, men ...

Mount cook/glentanners, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Mount cook/glentanners

A travel blog entry by jennymccarthy84

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Today we drove from wanaka to mount cook to do some walking. We walked for about 3.5 hours along hooker valley which lead us to the terminal face of hooker glacier and terminal lake. Ashleigh forgot her water and after about two hours of walking decided ...

South Island Road Trip cont, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

South Island Road Trip cont

A travel blog entry by rerwin

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... were pretty crazy & fun to take pictures on. After hanging out there for a while, we made the very VERY long dive to Mt. Cook. We arrived at night, and could see HUNDREDS of stars. It was amazing. You could also see the snow covered shadows of the ...

Omarama - Mt Cook - Lake Tekapo - Fairly, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Omarama - Mt Cook - Lake Tekapo - Fairly

A travel blog entry by phieandwim

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Vandaag was alweer een fantastische dag. Letterlijk en figuurlijk was het hoogtepunt Mt Cook (of in het Maori: Aoraki - "the cloud piercer"), de hoogste berg van Nieuw-Zeeland. We hebben een helikoptervluchtje gedaan boven deze magische berg met zicht op ...

Finding the Good, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Finding the Good

A travel blog entry by happytramper

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... say I have true fondness for each person I've allowed myself to get to know. We can never know who will teach us something new about life, and if we don't push past our first impressions we'll likely be missing out on something wonderful.  - Like I ...

Mt. Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Mt. Cook

A travel blog entry by llcooldays

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The sun warms your pale complexion As I head deeper into introspection As you powder your peak I traverse your valleys Playing hide and seek Your tears falling as beautiful cascades You still advance in the face of ...

Day 19 - Lake Tekapo to Mt Cook (70 miles), Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Day 19 - Lake Tekapo to Mt Cook (70 miles)

A travel blog entry by dewdsontour

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... are greeted with 'how are you going', you reply 'just sweet bro'! We arrived at White Horse Hill Campsite just outside Mt Cook Village, it is is a DOC (Department of Conservation) site with limited facilities but the only site in this area. We are ...

ROADTRIP!, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

ROADTRIP!

A travel blog entry by beckodonnell

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... so said their hard goodbyes. We made a few stops at pretty places to take photos; Dunstan lake, Lindis pass. We arrived at Mount Cook campsite and set up the tent, then had a walk up to Tasman Lake, the blue lakes (which were actually green) and the ...

3 Grad im Auto, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

3 Grad im Auto

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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... nicht gefällt. Wir parkten unser Auto in der Stadt, assen kurz was zu Mittag und dann fuhren wir wieder zum Mount Cook Village, da auch dort das Wetter gut sein sollte und es uns dort wesentlich besser gefällt. Am späten Nachmittag kamen ...

Oben Nebel unten Sonne, Fairlie, New Zealand travel blog

Oben Nebel unten Sonne

A travel blog entry by dreamcatching

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... cke und spazierten so gemütlich wie möglich zum Hooker Lake wo sich schon wieder eine fette Wolke um den Mount Cook geschlungen hatte und dadurch unser Fotovorhaben vermieste. Auf dem Rückweg wurden wir Zeuge von etwas, das man sonst nur in ...

Lake Ohau and Mount Cook, Mt. Cook Village, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Ohau and Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by loopy34

... with a sheet tied around you!!!  Some very funny pix which you may or may not see. Very sad last morning next to Mount Cook - we gave Jen and Erin (the tour host and leader) their presents and there were many tears all around.  They were the ...

Splendour in Aoraki/Mt. Cook, Mt. Cook Village , New Zealand travel blog

Splendour in Aoraki/Mt. Cook

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07

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... 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 ...

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