High Peaks Hotel
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... to stay in Tasman Bay in Nelson. The girls had another night in the hostel but the weather was putting them off doing anything and they wanted to watch a hockey game. Standard Canadians. After eating our filler headed back to our room 'the stables' and got ready. Hamish and his girlfriend were also leaving so we said bye to them before experiencing the worst weather yet!! So disappointing, as the walk would take just over 2 hours there and back. I googled the weather and ...
... outrageous how much we were charged for the extra baggages. Oh, well! A lesson well learned.
We are on our way home now and it's Ben's birthday here in New Zealand. The coolest thing is that we will be leaving at 7:45 p.m. here on Tuesday, April 28th and we will arrive in Colorado on April the 28th. How cool is that? It's like we're in a Groundhog's Day Movie of our own where Ben gets ...
... there was no way we could do the tunnels whilst it was raining. Water was dripping off the ceiling and we were using my phone as a flashlight and there were puddles too deep on the ground. For a second Colm thought it was do-able, well until I said there is no way my phone is getting water damage on it! So unfortunately we had to turn back and walk the same way we came! Our bellies were rumbling, as usual, so after our two hour walk, we popped in the shop as we had no bread and picked up ...
... were lifted and we were keen to get back into town and start enquiring on prices to get up close and personal with this magical world of ice!
Amazingly the tour that we ended up booking for the following day (oh yes we did!) was extremely good value. At £160 each this included the return helicopter flight, all outer clothing equipment, a small bag, boots, crampons, the guide and a session in their ...
... the years, become famous for. Friends of ours did a similar campervan experience 10 years ago and said it was amazing, you could pull up to a scenic spot and set up for the night. Oh how our expectations have been quashed!
In the last 6 years the country has decided that although they will keep the term ‘Freedom Camping’ (keeps the tourists coming after all) it doesn’t actually exist. ...