Heartland Hotel Fox Glacier
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Fine for a stopover. Clean and comfortable, good breakfast, a bit tired and dated.
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The trip from Queenstown to Fox Glacier was very long, but it gave us a chance to experience the Southern Alps, see the west coast, walk many forest trails, and visit a vineyard. The latter was beautifully situated, and though it was a bit too early to sample organic wines, we did nonetheless. I loved that area-- it was cool, dry, beautiful, and I …
... was very well behaved.
I had Venison with a chocolate mole sauce, crispy onions and a parsnip puree. Jake had Lamb saddle back with beans, stuffed artichoke, parsnip puree and a jus. Lily had pizza. The meals were beautiful but too be honest probably a bit too fine dining for me. We crashed in bed snuggled up with Lily.
... of Lake Wanaka. We briefly walked the local shops, and had lunch at Subway.
We went to the local tourist information booth and were informed that we were still another 4 hours away from Fox Glacier, and that one of the roads that we needed to take that was about an hour's drive away closed at 4:30. Therefore, we didn't stay long after lunch, and were back on our journey.
We had a brief lookout ...
Jon is flying home this week from Christchurch so we take advantage and drive over with him a few days early and go to Mt hutt for some skiing. We head off Sunday night after work, splitting the drive between the 3 of us, finally arriving in Methven at 11pm. Straight into our hostel and to bed, we need a good night sleep so we can ski all day the following day. We wake up at 7 am have some ...
... like did a wee interview with you before you went on the plane and throughout the whole thing. We got on the wee plane and flew right up above the Cook mountains (highest in NZ) and because we wer so high up we even had to put the oxygen masks on. I wasn't as nervous as I thought I would more like excited and adrenaline filled, and i was like looking out the plane going higher & higher up above the clouds being like am I actually going to jump out of a plane this high ...