The Alpine Rose Motel

139 High Street, Greymouth, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $93.00
 

Travel Blogs from Greymouth

Franz Josef Glacier Walk

A travel blog entry by danielriegel

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... 8212;the Franz Josef Glacier reversed course in 2003 before heading back down-valley again. The glacier has advanced to the point where the glistening ice can be seen from the rooftops of Franz Josef township. As you tour near the glacier, look back toward the ocean where several lines of low hills stand between the glacier and the water, moraines left by previous advances of the glacier.And because glaciers are ...

Wild, Wet Westland

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07

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... most northerly part of the Southern Alps, an area with breathtaking scenery, through huge tracts of forest and gorges with many rivers and streams (and narrow, one-lane bridges!). Although the roads were narrow and winding, after some of our previous experiences they seemed almost tame! D is becoming an expert at driving the left-handed manual transmission, although the shifting from ...

Saturday on the west coast

A travel blog entry by pamanion

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... and a few others spent most of the evening discussing international politics and had a some great discussion. Others of us have gotten to know each other well enough that we exchange life stories...where we all went to college, regional differences, holiday traditions, travel and so on. There is no question that traveling with a small group of people who have a common interest in travel adds a lot of value to the trip. Its very ...

Kiwis and a Wish

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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... time I saw a weka on the Milford Track, I was so excited because I thought it was a kiwi. Both are flightless with the same sort of mottled brown coloring – but kiwi are nocturnal and weka are around during daylight. The weka also has a much shorter beak. Tonight – another treat – it’s totally dark around the bach - we think we hear a kiwi, not a New Zealander ...

It's the small things that bring comfort

A travel blog entry by journeyer

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Today it's the small things that bring me comfort. The sound of the cicadas as they rub their legs against their bodies, heard but unseen. There is a loud chorus as I open the door of our cottage this morning to check the temperature and to see if the sandflies are out there.









No microwave for reheating the remains ...

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This hotel, located on 139 High Street, Greymouth, is near On yer bike! Adventures and Dragon's Cave Rafting.
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