High Country Holiday Lodge
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Nach dem Mount Cook Village ging es für eine Nacht nach Twizel. Und ich muss sagen, in dieser "Stadt" hätte ich echt nicht gewesen sein müssen. Aber meine Busverbindung ging nun einmal von dort weg. Hier gibt es rein gar nichts, außer erstaunlicherweise gleich 2 Supermärkte der selben Kette nebeneinander.Twizel war ursprünglich eine Stadt, die als …
... It was very relaxing in the pools. We made our way back to camp, used the coin operated showers, and went out for dinner. Reflections served up nice food (I had a Panko Chicken sandwich with sweet potato wedges, and Dev had a beef and red wine casserole with mash), and again we were spoilt with Mountain and lakeside views! During the day I downloaded some xmas things for us to watch, and when we got back ...
... just how majestic the mountains can be, how beautiful the mosaic of hills and valleys, and how much all that cattle fits into the picture.
New Zealand is famous for its wool and we have seen so many lambs and sheep today that it feels like they are the major population here, along with cows, deers and llamas. :P
But the most breath-taking views today were offered by two lakes on our way to Twizel. First, ...
... photos of the lake, but of course – they don’t capture the true…….you know the story.
Filled up for diesel here and then pushed on further, passing by a large truck who managed to sweep a collection of stones up onto our van – resulting in a few stone chips on the windscreen – thanks pal! We have to pay for that! Arrived at Lake Pukaki mid-afternoon and contemplated driving up to Mt Cook (the town ...
... to Louis and made a delicious 'spag bol' before snuggling down for bed...after spending a while figuring out how to turn the chairs into beds!
Lake Tekapo is honestly beautiful, and we were not expecting this kind of 'luxury' (well luxury for campervanning)
Also, we were very happy to find out that there is WiFi at all camps, so we can keep you updated!
See you tomorrow!