Wilderness Lodge Arthurs Pass
Travel Blogs from Arthurs Pass
... were big signs saying "do not feed the birds" which I only noticed much later!
As we were driving for about 8 hours that day we each did around a 2 hour shift. As I was negotiating the very windy coastal road leading us away from Kaikoura I realised that I'm starting to find driving a bit less scary and a bit more fun, and ...
... by the back right corner of the visitor center and continuing off to the right. They were small but very pretty and certainly worth the 7 min RT.
We were hoping to hike the beginning of Scott’s Track toward Avalanche Peak for views of Devil’s Punchbowl and the Bridal Veil Falls canyon but the trail is steep, it was wet and we were afraid we wouldn’t see anything with the clouds so we nixed that. Then we started up the Temple ...
... just 2 torches between the 4 of us. Took about 45minutes to walk through it and finished with a 3M ladder built into the rock and a crawl under some real low rocks to the exit. I'm not sure what plans are next as I got this job but we will be planning things on days off so they will all be made that morning. So just keep an eye out for updates and don't worry if there isn't much for awhile I haven't forgot I just been working and saving ...
... the Australian continent. Much of its geography was formed by glaciers and the crashing of plate tectonics. New Zealand lies along the Pacific Ring of Fire and is the location of colliding geographic plates, which created the Southern Alps. The most recent evidence of this was the earthquake in Christchurch in 2011, which caused immense damage and had a high death toll.
On a lighter note, New Zealand is ...
... direction and the horse paddocks and bare stone grey high altitude mountains in the other. Harvey & I look at each other and we both are in agreement that this landscape doesn't do anything for us. It's fine for skiing. We feel more comfortable among a lush landscape with trees - this feels more like a desert - and whereas some people would love it here for the horseback riding, fly fishing and walks - it doesn't give off ...
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