Forest Lodge

140 Forest Drive, Methven, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Lodge
Prices starting from $83.00

Travel Blogs from Methven

Woolshed Creek Hut

A travel blog entry by andygailtravel


After little sleep due to a stormy night, we set off to Woolshed Creek hut. Not a lot of cars at carpark. We set off along a nice track to warm ourselves up before starting the climb. Partway along we started coming across the remnants of the mining days. A short time later we got to the incline (jig) which was the start of our uphill. At the top of ...

16th Day

A travel blog entry by jesse.nessi


... the mountains. We thought we would be the only ones out there today, but we were wrong as we were the 3rd vehicle to show up, and when we left another 3 had pulled in as well. After eating our lunch in the van, we set off for Christchurch.

The road back was good, though the road was busier now so we had to slow down a lot more then our trip out. Our trip took us back through Mount Somers, and then into Rakaia where we got to go on New ...

Mount Hutt - fresh powder!

A travel blog entry by amyandluke


... we were snowboarding in New Zealand in August and we kept going until 3 o'clock and he bus took us back to town.

We relaxed outside a pub with a beer in true alpine style before driving out to a campsite half hour from town. It was nice to be back in the hills and we admired the sun setting over the mountains as we tucked in to dinner (by the way there was no lake this time, just a ...

Airplanes, stick shifts, and breastfeeding!

A travel blog entry by rubin


... in lactation circles. She shared her research on breastfeeding from a child’s perspective and adoptive breastfeeding. After afternoon tea (there was quite a bit of food at this conference!), I went to a session given by two sisters, “Maori Breastfeeding Perspectives and Innovation”. In addition to the mihimihi being given in Maori along with a waiata, everybody was asked to share their whakapapa. Besides learning quite a bit about Maori ...


A travel blog entry by metschos


... It is not the most fun. :D
I love the scenery around the farm, it is beautiful and peaceful :)
What I donīt like is the weather… Every morning it is a surprise how it is the
day. Every day it changes, one day is a lot of rain and itīs cold, the next day
it is hot and no wind and the day after it is very wind, like storm.. crazy
weather.. :D
There is a ski field nearby and in winter everyone is going skiing. I am a bit
jealous, to ...

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