Mackenzie Country Inn
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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... the Chinese tourist trade. They come here to take pictures of an old church by the lake, ( in standard dress or wedding attire) and to go to the Mount John University Observatory to view the stars. This area is designated a dark sky conservation area with no street lighting. It was actually darker by Lake Pukaki last night, but the sky tonight is so clear. Today we were blessed with the weather, as we have been since the start of this holiday. Tomorrow's forecast is again for good ...
... We drove to the supermarket to get some things for dinner (hot dogs using the hostel bbq) and back at the hostel I had a couple of beers while reading my book. We had the bbq in the evening before bed. The hostel was nice though there were far too many people in the kitchen/lounge ...
... climbers this place was a well known treasure.
Before we parted ways and my parents continued East and we veered South we stoped at a tiny pie shop in a blip of a town along the highway. Sheffield Pie Shop has the best pie in the country, dare I say the world! The crust was flavorful and flakey, the insides of all our various pies were divine. Oh! And we even had a deliciously refreshing Lemon meringue tub for dessert. You know a place ...
... down with some wine and watched Its a Wonderful Life. Never fails to make me feel festive, and it was very cosy! There was an unfortunate moment when walking to bathrooms, when I went to kiss Dev on the cheek, as she turned, and my nose poked her in the eye! It was very painful, and Dev was a little grumpy with me! She is fine now however :) We're now back on the road, heading to Kaikoura and our Christmas cottage! ...
... emerged at a majestic looking pure waterfall. Splashing around in the pool below were around twenty seal pups playing with each other in the spray of he falls. Apparently they come here upstream from the sea for safety until they reach maturity. It's known locally as the seal nursery as no adult seals are ever found here, only the babies. We had the place to ourselves for a little while until other people started to show up. It rounded off what had been a perfect day. ...