Apostles View Motel
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- Swimming pool
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Well it had to happen, one mention of sunny weather while we were in Wanaka and guess what, yes, it's raining, not only raining but there was a strong wind with it. So today’s journey of 168km Greymouth will be a slow and cautious one.
The weather began to clear up as we weaved our way north on SH6. By the time we reached Ross the wind had died down and the sun managed to out ...
... 8217;d come in by boat, and had a tonne of food, which they were kind enough to share with us.
For our third day we’d decided to take day-packs, and see if we could get to the top of Mt Misery, a few hours walk away along the shores of Rotoroa. Setting out, we soon discovered that there had been a lot of windfall in this area too, but was not mentioned at the DOC office. We did manage to make it to the junction to the beginning of the ...
... we headed in the direction of Haast, passing through the small town of Fox. There wasn’t much between the towns, with mostly open countryside, snow capped mountains and more sheep than you could shake a stick at (certainly many more than we had seen on the North Island) and may favourite of all, the deer. I’m glad we were advised to fill up with petrol often, as the petrol stations have been almost as elusive as the Kiwi bird.Haast was literally just a stop off point ...
... more trinkets on main street. Very enjoyable little town. We drop into Café 39 for a hot chocolate and a chi-latte. I was able to use their free Wi-Fi to pay a bill and post a note to Facebook.
All along the way in town we keep seeing classic cars and motorcycles. Turns out every Easter Weekend there is a classic car and motorcycle rally. It last all weekend and folks bring out there classics ...
... 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 ...