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Travel Blogs from Queenstown
... dramatic covered in snow.
Lake Wakatipu is 5km by 8km and is around 400m deep, it is also extremely cold and if one was unfortunate to fall overboard our Captain estimated the survival time to be around 30 mins. Thanks Captain for those cheery words.
The view from the loo isn't too shabby either!
At Walter Peak Station we turned back and headed to ...
... boat count: 12, total trip boat count: 16 with more to come). Apparently Stewart Island only gets about 100 days of sunshine each year - both my days were gloriously sunny, winner!!) And then it was express Stray bus back to Queenstown. No little random stop offs on this trip although I did see a little bird perched on the back of a sheep, wonder how long the sheep must have stood there ... Unless the bird was caught in his fur ... Maybe I should have leapt off to help. ...
... br> Meeting people on our trek and on the track - bantering about with people from all over the world
It was our ultimate hiking experience
We're happy souls.
- We're back in Queenstown for tonight! Internet access again!
- Tomorrow morning, we're driving 2 hours to a sheep & cattle station on a lake (no internet). We'll be vegging out for 3 nights ...
... something to live up to. It was a challenge I failed miserably, time and time again. It gets to 1:30am and something goes off in my head that tells me to get home and get to bed, usually via a McDonalds or somewhere I can eat - the free food only fills a small hole. Friday gave me the chance to get out and get walking round sections of the lake. I chose to head up to Frankton, a few kilometres north of Queenstown, for a bit of exercise but also to take a few snaps of ...
... 8220;Margie Lightfoot”.
The budding leaf of a fern is the symbol in Moari for new beginnings or new life.
Anne (the kiwi birthday girl of 60) and I are watching the clouds above us part just a bit and we see slivers of blue sky and the tease of the peaks of the mountains ...