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... boat glides over the beautiful river rocks. We travelled up 28 kms up the river and stopped for an hours walk into the forest which was filled with sponge filled spagnum moss that sunk inches when walked on.
Just had a lovely day again, lunch at the pub on our return, the town heaving with black clad happy people everywhere.
Off to Franz Joseph tomorrow for two days on our last bit of travel. Sniff Sniff
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... park, we drove through the Scottish part of NZ, passing places like Bannockburn and Kinross before arriving at Glenorchy. We saw Mt Alfred which looked tiny compared to the surrounding mountains but in actual fact it's around the same size as Mt Everest! The national park was just stunning. We followed a little path rough the grass to a swing bridge which had a maximum load of 15 persons and it jiggled when we jumped on it! You'd have loved it, Mum! From there we could look ...
... in the same county that we live in). As well as telling us that Jeremy Clarkson has been sacked, he gave us a couple of tips on places to visit while we're in this area. Lunch was cooked and eaten down by the lake, where we ourselves were feasted upon by the sand flies. The vista that we beheld from our seat on the pebbly beach was wonderful. The lake itself was massive and disappeared round a corner to the left. The mountains bounding the lake to the right had ...
Well how do I start today's episode? It was an amazing start and an incredible finish. Ok here goes, got up at 6am - still dark - had a quick breakfast and off to Fox Glacier, a 24km drive. It took around half an hour so we were early for our check-in. Checked in and then had a quick look around Fox Glacier before reporting back at 8.15am for our safety briefing! This took all of 5 min and then we were taken to our next rendezvous. The Pilot was just starting the helicopter as ...
... just incredible... just look at the photos. Unbelievable scenes, Jeff. The vineyard was called 'Rippon' and their Osteiner grapes can only be found here... and in Germany. Nowhere else. We did the usual mouth/wineglass actions at the tasting which make me feel like a bit of pretentious lardy-dah to be honest... the swirling, the smelling, the oooohing and aaahing. "Hmmm yes, I am getting a hint of that fruity... errr.... ...