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... time with Maggie the Scottish Highland Cow and Jackson the pig), Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook and the Church of Good Shepherd. We arrived at Lake Ohau Lodge at 6pm and had a beautiful meal at 6:30pm. The rest of the night was ours to do with as we pleased. I chose to socialise for a while and then head back to the room for a hot shower and jumped into bed for some much needed catchup ...
... in the lake. Me and Vicky put our bikinis on and went to the waters edge. THAT WAS COLD!!! I don't normally go in water if it's cold as I get cold enough without being wet, and this lake is glacial melt!! Vicky braved it and walked in. She said it was cold so ploughed off swimming towards the pontoon, so I had to go. I got in up to my legs and didn't think it was a good idea but the pontoon looked a nice sunbathing spot so I went in again up to my neck. This was ridiculous, ...
... in the west. Sure enough by midday we could see a bank of cloud coming in and the air was cooler.
We took off at 1pm, headed west and came off tow under some promising looking clouds. They weren't as good as they looked and we were back on the ground in 20 minutes.
The relight was better. We towed higher and further west to the better weather and released into a nice 5kt climb. It was hard to tell how good the climbs were as it ...
Last night we watched the forecast and it said there was a high coming in and the weather would be good, Up at 8am again for a repeat of yesterdays breakfast except we have 2 Kiwi Fruit instead of the 2 oranges. Despite the sky being clear and sunny it is a bit chilly with a temperature of 10 degrees. We have mentally decided we will go to Lake Ohau today, which is the next glacial lake to the west, after Tekapo and Pukaki and call into the info office for details of what ...
... come hire car agent, checked you had not lost the boarding pass since she had given it to you 10 mins before and it was out to the flight where the first officer helped us onto the plane and once everyone was seated we were off. A quick circuit over the town of Taupo and we headed south and we had a spectacular view of Mount Tongariro and the route over the mountains that we had tramped the previous day.As we approached Wellington, we ran into ...