Methven Resort Hotel
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The heavy rain on Wednesday night meant that conditions were pretty good up on the slopes. Rain at sea level meant snow on the mountains and a lot of it! We ended up driving from Oamaru all the way up to Methven which is the gateway to Mt Hutt ski field. We thought it would be best to make the most of the conditions whilst there was fresh snow, plus we don't want to end up being there on a ...
... a gruelling snow covered 2781m giant.
With the slanted afternoon light casting shadows and changing the faces of the mountains before our eyes, we looked back with longing glances.
Near these places we visited, was the ranger station of Erewhon. It was also a fictitious world created by Samual Butler in his ...
... is just a temporary solution.
But I think the town has still a special feeling and I like it. :)
Now about the farm:
Until the 23rd I live on a small farm out of Darfield and far away
from everything, but thatīs not bad.
It is relaxed here, even the work I have to do.
Actually it is a water buffalo farm, but donīt have a lot to do with. Good,
because they are huge and a bit scary with their huge horns, but the calves ...
... in the night… It had rained a bit overnight but we figured we would go for a walk to Staveley Falls nearby and if we got wet it didn't really matter. As it turned out we had great weather for walking. The track went through the bush with various steps up and down as well as a narrow catwalk which went around a rocky outcrop. We enjoyed our walk with small birds flitting through the bush near us as we walked. It was ...
... their forests to get to some of the larger native trees they have on the property. Bruce did the chainsaw work and we trimmed it up. We also went to the Geraldine movie theater, which was quqite the place. Geraldine is the nearest town nearby, pop 2,000, one mainstreet a few blocks long. The theater was old and small, and was most of the seating was with couches. We had the balcony couch seating. The movie was 'Midnight in Paris' which was actually pretty ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking