Abisko Lodge And Apartments
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Today we left Mt Somer's and headed for our last hut in this area - Manuak Hut. This was going to be weather dependant and when we reached the turnoff it was raining so we decided to go for a drive up the valley to Lake Heron. A quick look then back down the road to the Lake Emily turnoff again as the weather had cleared. There was ...
... there. So we flew down to Christchurch to pick it up, and hen headed into the mountains towards Greymouth. We stopped for the night in the middle of nowhere near to Castle Hill, a place with so many jagged rock formations that it was used during ...
... the night. We met her husband Matt, and two children, Jacob (just turned two) and Maria (few months old). Matt works on a dairy farm and their house is on the land, there are lots of fields and cows around but not much else! It was great, they have such a lovely home and a beautiful family. We just spent the day hanging out together. For dinner we ...
... going to get wet!" but it never rained hard and we were lucky.
We woke to an overcast day and light rain on the tent and spent the morning updating our blogs and uploading pictures. By then time we were finished the sun had come out and it was hot. We took the time to patch our tent, spreading it out in the sun to dry.
Then it was on down the road to the small town of Akaroa on the Banks Peninsula for lunch outside by the dock, where we relaxed and watched gulls ...
We were now on the home run, with Christchurch only a few hours away.
Our morning stop was at Waimate. This town also has some lovely buildings. St Augustine' Church here is is in much the same decorative style as a number of timber churches we have seen here. It as designed by BM Mountford, who designed many ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAbisko Lodge And Apartments Methven
Very basic facilities, and pay showers.
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