Mackenzie Country Inn
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... 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! ...
... bottom of the mountain – not the mountain itself) but looking up the valley from the southern end of Lake Pukaki, it seemed like the mountain ranges were in the cloud, meaning we wouldn’t get much of a view. The weather had been closing in all afternoon after our very sunny start to the day. So after popping by the visitor centre to try some local (?) Mt Cook salmon sashimi, we found a spot to camp by the lake. The water was ...
... t join them because it cost around 100 nzd for the tour. I was so excited to hear that they were going to soak natural hot spring so I also bring along my wet gears. We hike toward the Tekapo Spring and along the path to Mt John.
The hike were calm with mellow surrounding. However, it get really tired as the path were upward all the way to the top. I sat down a couple of time for a smoke. We final took a very steep short cut to reach a yellowish ...
... we joined Highway 8 heading south, after half an hour of driving through stunning countryside we came to Lake Pukaki which was absolutely beautiful, it looked even more so as the sun was beginning to disappear behind the mountains, it was slightly smaller in appearance to Tekapo but it was just as magnificent. We had to do a bit of off roading for the best possible views over the lake which was fun. We passed through the pleasant looking town of Twisel before reaching Omarama ...
... have calved off the glacier. Lake Tasman is New Zealand's newest lake, only 30 years old, formed by glacial meltwater. We had to hike a fair way, all uphill, to the viewpoint, but it was well worth it, as the view to Tasman glacier was clear. The glacier itself is quite ugly at the bottom, as it is covered with rocks and debris and the dirty banks sheer off ...