Bella Vista Motel
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Sunny morning as we left Wanaka. Stopped at Queenstown. Retail therapy - sale offers in Katmandu store. Investigated jet boat trip for when we return on Monday or Tuesday. Lake colours amazing. Surprised to find that Te Anau was larger than we expected. Cloudy when we arrived with temp only 16. Cloud did break by late pm with a warm evening but a …
... could now appreciate the huge peaks breaking the clouds before us. The sheer, almost vertical drops of the mountainsides into the comparatively narrow channel of water are what makes Milford Sound the most dramatic of the fourteen Southern fiords. We sailed back to shore, eating our sand wishes, taking in the views and going close to the waterfall, with the trip taking two and a half hours in total. We then split into two groups: one to do a long, uphill walk, ...
Sedate is probably the word I'd politely use to describe Te Anau. Beautiful and peaceful, but after Queenstown it felt like a bit of a ghost town, with a few bars that closed at 10pm and a few small souvenir shops.
I spent most of the stay worrying about crushing Ian to death in my sleep. We'd plumped for a twin room after feeling a bit cheap, and been allocated a Spartan style room with a rickety bunk bed. I haven't slept in ...
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Short walk to shops and places to eat
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