Methven Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Methven
After spending the night camping right by Lake Tekapo and the mountains, we drove towards Methven. Ok the way we took a (long) detour to Mount Potts Station and Lake Clearwater, which was amazingly one of the best scenic drives we've done (hard to believe that after seeing so ...
Today's pics are in yesterday's entry ... Still working this thing out. Broken night of sleep in Blenheim ... Didn't realise I was parked under the SH1 bridge and the railway. Got to wash my hair tho so set off about 8.30am after having eggs on toast with a bottle of black peppers that opened all over them accidentally. Few short stops along the way ...
... on my feet. Ed followed me down, stopped and then carried on going slowly. I eventually got my skies back on, mainly as we were still near the top and my back was hurting whilst walking. I went down very slowly, whilst a 3 year old girl passes me like 2 or 3 times ha. Straight back to the beginners slope for me. So whilst I practised my technique Ed sat down for a bit, and over heard someone saying about the weather, which wasn't going to be a good thing for us in our ...
... about 30kms away. The mountain shot straight down in front of us and made for a spectacular view. The road went down along the side of the mountain until the last 15 minutes or so when it started doing switch-backs straight down the side. Although it was quite slow to get down, the views across and down the valley were amazing. After about 50 minutes of driving from Wanaka, we reached Queenstown.
Queenstown is very similar to Wanaka, except ...
... then again I dislike any airline food! The boys scored a cool toy from the air steward though - a fuzzy toy, blanket, cards, book, travel toothbrush and magnetic board toy. So perhaps this swayed their opinion of airlines!
We landed in Christchurch only 40 minutes behind schedule, zipped through customs, grabbed our bags, hire car and headed for Methven.
Unfortunately all ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking