Heartland Hotel Glacier Country
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... appeared blueish through the light moisture haze. There was even the odd snow cap to complete the scene. We ran a couple of errands in the pretty town before returning to the beach for a spot of light lunch, deciding that (regrettably) we didn't have enough time to go on the Rob Roy Glacier walk that our Dutch friends highly recommended. After that, we spent the rest of the afternoon driving. I won't try to do justice to ...
... We took a hot drink in the cafe on the top of the mountain, peering out at the barren, almost Martian landscape around us. As we drove around Lake Pukaki, we enjoyed a fabulous view of the mountain range in the background. At its centre was Mount Cook, New Zealand's highest peak, whose triple-pointed crown had been looming for miles. We took the road along the side of the lake along the old glacial valley for over half an hour before taking a right fork around a mountain to ...
... TWO Mt Cooks that day) our next task in hand was to find another freebee in which to sleep. As luck would have it we passed a hidden forest area with a small track leading off the road and noticed there was another campervan secretly tucked away. Not wanting to give either of us away we too parked in the safety of the woods and left no trace of our existence the following day with another ‘free’ notch in ...
... scenery. We drove through a LOT of rain that day and through windy hairpin turns on mountain roads and over a couple passes. It was adventurous driving to say the least. But we did OK.
We stopped at many pull-offs along the way. At one point, the road to the coast was closed for a landslide and there were RVs and cars waiting. We were told it would be 10, minutes, 30 minutes, or an hour depending on who you asked. Luckily ...
... we were excited for as we hadn't had a heli flight in a few weeks and were getting withdrawals! We had to land higher up on the glacier due to the glacier retreat in recent years, previously they have walked onto the glacier from the ground. We had three hours on the ice and this involved hiking up the glacier where our tour guide had cut steps into the ice, walking through tunnels and valleys where the ice was higher than us on either side. One of our best moments ...