Travel Blogs from Wanaka
... so she can come home and take us to our Naked Bus for out trip to Christchurch. This evening we also had a last minute message from Jake Downing, son of Andy (known to most of you). He is working in Wanaka but only for tomorrow morning. Because we are having a meal out and he is starting work so early we cannot meet up. Disappointing but we will try to see him in Wellington when we return in January/February next year. We have also made ...
... and Michaela when we visit Wellington on our next visit in January?
Waiting for flight to Queenstown then taxi ride home.
While they were away, Clare and Byron had house sitters so that their cat Dexter could stay at home. When we arrived back the entire house had been spring cleaned and looked absolutely fabulous, and even the carpets had been cleaned. What a great service. Clare, Tony and ...
... beds and a shower. It is so wonderful how generous people can be to strangers - it puts faith back in to people. Forrest is drunk. His eyes are blurry and he keeps telling me he's drunk. I think I have deduced correctly. Time to buy him an ice cream to help sober him up. Ill have one too as I like the stuff a lot too (Im driving so sober. Go me!). We left the bar and drove for what seemed like the best part of an hour along unlit, single file roads ...
Everyone loved it even though it was freezing and we then got to laugh at everyone's pictures and videos of them all pulling funny faces whilst free falling. Thankfully, I managed to get some brilliant shots of everyone (except Sarah, as the ground crew drove off without me!!!!) from the ground so they were very pleased. I was so proud of Matt and the others for being so brave and I was very happy to have them all back safely on the ground!
This delay meant ...
... do it I was much more tempted. The budget won’t allow for it on this trip but I think if I ever come back here I’ll do one I’d much rather do a skydive which is on my bucket list Again they’re out of budget for the trip but weirdly the thought of doing one doesn’t scare me at all. I’ve told Andre that if we ever holiday in NZ in the future that a tandem canyon swing is on the cards. If I’m going ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking