The Godley Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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We rose at 8am and had bacon and eggs for breakfast. I repacked our bags and cleaned the room. And Richard packed the car. We ventured out to Franz Josef Glacier for a short morning stroll. The gorgeous path, lined with ferns and trees, lead to an information station before a stony trail to view a bajillion year old glacier! Photo ops at every turn …
... So instead they arrested his dog and put her in a cell. They eventually arrested Mackenzie himself for other charges and he joined his dog in jail. However, he escaped. And then got caught and locked up again. And then he escaped. He got caught, and escaped about 4 times, until a local lawyer looked at his case and realised that he should never have been locked up in the first place because they didn't have solid evidence. The judge ruled him ...
... boring. But it was here that I bumped into my friend who I had said goodbye to last night that's why when you travel you should always just say 'see you soon' because its never goodbye. We got back on the bus and Dais couldn't eat her sponging chicken schnitzel sandwich - why she chose that one I don't know.
A short ride down the road and we hopped off at the lake for a photo opportunity. The sight was astounding and the photos ...
... far end of the lake we could see the few meter thick end of Mueller Glacier. We sat on the shore for a while in utter silence. The hike back was a bit quicker as this was not a loop track so we were backtracking over grounds we have already seen. Most of our stopping on the way back was for the thunder of ice. Every time we heard it we were scanning the mountains to see if the crash was in eye sight. The sun ...
... with the sherpa Tenzing Norgay. The main drawing point of the museum was the cinema, which showed many short documentary and scientific films throughout the day. We watched a couple of half an hour shows on space, and then went to get some lunch in the cafe right next to the museum (also inside the Hermitage). Afterwards, we headed back to the cinema to see another half hour film. This one was an interesting film narrated by Geoffrey Rush about ...