Travel Blogs from Seale
... go from Maruia Springs via Punakaiki to Hokitika (265 kms)
Monday 3 Feb
Visit Franz Joseph Glacier and/or Fox Glacier
Overnight in between Lake Matheson & Fox Glacier (From Hokitika is 157 kms)
Tuesday 4 Feb
Drive through to Queenstown.
Overnight in Queenstown (329 kms)
Wednesday 5 Feb
Routeburn Track Day 1
Thursday 6 Feb
Routeburn Track Day ...
... challenge to find a spot that offers a U.S. type electrical outlet but if you keep looking, one will appear. The clientele turns over by the hour so this is a wonderful place to people watch.
Food, wine, beer and newspapers--along with wifi--are all free here.
The mix of accents entertains the ear while the endless variety of people entertain the eye. For an hour or two. Then, it is monotonous. I thought I recalled that there was a shower ...
Today, Sam and Colin came to visit and joined us on a visit to Madam Tassuauds. This was a big hit with the kids, and the scare experience certainly had us running !!! Kids got a good giggle out of Sam and I screaming. We all had a great laugh in the 4D experience which revolved around a story with the superheroes. When we came out, blue sunny skies had been replaced by grey , ...
This morning we caught the tube to Knightsbridge to look through Harrods. We arrived at 10.45 and they didn't open until 11.30 for browsing only and they started serving at 12pm. We went straight to the food department and got filled rolls (mine was bacon and chicken baguette) and amazing looking cakes (mine was a custard square that they called a Napoleon). Beautifully presented and packaged. We didn't ...
Today, the first place was after 13 train stations from Hammersmith and three different trains. The Cutty Sark was at the Cutty Sark Station at the Maritime Greenwich. It is a Clipper because it sailed in 73 days from China to London bringing tea. I thought it was sick (really good). Then we went to the Royal Observatory. We went into a dark room with a table and we could see what was happening now on the outside. ...