Omahau Downs

Twizel, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, SH8 , New Zealand | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by lisawesty


After our long drive down from Mount Cook, we were looking forward to warming up, dinner and bed.

We stayed at a lovely place called Omahu Downs. Our room was clean and warm and our hosts were wonderful!

Breakfast was Scrumptious and the savoury scones and Banana Bread were a huge hit!! The view from our verandah was gorgeous …

Mount Cook Uncovered

A travel blog entry by cbyung


We arrived in Twizel Wednesday afternoon, which is a small town near Mount Cook. The farmlands next to our B&B also served as the Pelennor battlefields in LOTR. We didn't take a picture as the scenery was rather boring and the land was completely flat! We learned that the woman who does the housekeeping for the B&B was an orc in LOTR!
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The brightest turquoise ever!

A travel blog entry by juandstu


We left our lovely motel room in Lake Wanaka and went to feed the ducks down by the lake. Stu was quite excited that the ducks were jumping up towards his hand to try and take the bread from him. As we left Wanaka there was a shooting range by the side of the road which was a bit of a worry, you could shoot a TV there if you wanted to! The radio …

Jour 14: Te Anau-Twizel

A travel blog entry by jucco


Aujourd'hui ce sera notre plus longue journée de route. Nous nous levons donc très tôt le matin. Nous avons effectivement rajeuni de 10 ans pendant la nuit ! Good news ! Par contre dans le miroir, notre reflet a l'air d'avoir 10 ans de plus que notre âge... Bad news... J'en profite pour utiliser notre crédit de téléphone inutilisé pour appeler mes …

Splendour in Aoraki/Mt. Cook

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07


... the sides and across the road, causing a sheepy-roadblock! (and we couldn't believe it, when, returning from Mt. Cook, the very same sheep caused another blockage! Too funny, with the sheep-dogs yapping and snapping at their heels!)

We drove for miles and miles along beautiful Lake Pukaki, a deep-turquoise colour due to glacial rock-flour suspended in ...

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