High Peaks Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... walk we manage to ride up both this and the first hill. Third hill - that's a different story!! Quite a steep long descent leaves our legs cold and then we start climbing with an 11% gradient, eventually peaking at over 13% gradient. The legs can't quite get going so we walk for a while. Maybe not a bad thing as this section is particularly narrow and there are a few cars and camper vans passing. We manage to ride about half of this climb. ...
Big day of driving today, to get from the east coast to the west coast across Arthur's Pass.
Being the efficient campers that we are, we got up, Marc went for a run, had breakfast, broke up camp and were in the car by 8.30. Good job everyone!
Our first stop was in Lincoln, where we picked up some groceries. Next we took some pictures at Castle Hill, where we were beginning to get into the mountains. From there it was pretty ...
... many people were in there so that was nice. There is public and private pools. We went in the public pools. They are all different temperatures. We went in the 40 degree pool. It was bloody lovely after being cold on the ice. We spent about 30 minutes in there. We got in the 38 degree one after a while as we were getting cooked in the 40 one. We jumped back in the car and headed straight out of town to Greymouth. We stayed 7km out of Greymouth in a place called ...
... turning and tells us she is 'recalculating'. Since there is only one road we can possibly be on we think she is trying to get promotion from NZ to a country with more possible routes. Either that or she will have to take early retirement because there are one hell of a lot of hairpin bends around here.
So if you travel from Franz Joseph to Queenstown you could say you ae getting your kicks on route number six ( but it would probably be better if you ...
... myself or watch it being killed. But then I tasted it, and oh my it was amazing! The following morning we realised that the storm which had been ripping through the sound for the last 12 hours was not easing off. The winds were near gale force and the rivers were bulging so much we feared the Milford road would close we would all be stuck there for the weekend. This wasn't an option for me because I was flying to Auckland the next day so we checked the road was open and then made a ...