Travel Blogs from Wanaka
Today we sad a sad farewell to Lake Tekapo. We arrived in sunny cold days with blue skies, and leave it with grey cloudy skies and snow as far as the eye can see.
The boys were keen to get into the snow and try to make a snow man. Unfortunately the blanket of snow was only about 5cm. Not to worry, Luke succeeded in making his first …
The wind must have changed direction because Jim & I were woken early by the pesky sandflies. They were all over us, so the morning sport was "squash the sandfly". What a pain they are. We drove down to Glenorchy (so many Scottish sounding places), had a good walk around the lagoon where there were lots of black swans. …
... was already out so I just met up with her and we had some drinks and a dance instead. We went to the grimy hostel bar but it was super fun as there was one of The Ministry of Sound DJ's performing. The music was so good. All remixes of our favourite songs and songs that you can actually sing along to. It was heaving, our 'friend' was working behind the bar, the one we travelled with and she ignored me. Isn't it funny how some people get? Well it's no skin off my nose. I ...
... from 5:30-9, oh yeah and Angus showed up for a swim too which was odd as we had been discussing that earlier on. He was very pleasant and said hello to me whilst my back was turned to him! Maybe he recognised my trainers. At 9 I went and got changed for swim school, when I looked in the mirror I realised that my mascara had run and I had the worst case of a panda eye. I went back and spoke to the guy I'd been talking to and said that he could have told me rather ...
... we learned how to do the power snatch and then squat with the bar extended fully above our heads. We started off stretching our ankles, hips with these great big elastic bands. Well that was a laugh and a half - it kept springing me forward and Terry was getting so annoyed with me. After that we got to it and practiced the over head squat. Well I found it OK to be fair but I've always had strong legs. I just found it hard to keep the bar in the correct place and ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking