Aachen Place Motel
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The day started off well, with Yoga and a good coffee for Cathy. We were headed for Franz Joseph Glacier today, planning to take our time to see the famous pancake rocks and a number of other interesting sights along what is generally acknowledged to be one of the most beautiful drives in the world (Coast highway from Westport to Greymouth).
Started great, and then the clouds rolled in, followed quickly by the rain and ...
... have been recommended this as it is such a scenic route. We will continue down the west coast over the next few days taking in Fox's Glacier and other places we want to see. We are having elephant fish and chips tonight from the local fish shop who apparently is the best in the area. ( We were shown a picture of the elephant fish, not a pretty fish but apparently very tasty!) l have taken photos of our ...
... level was high and the waters were rushing along quickly. Debris from the storm was strewn along the trail. There was a coolness in the air. The mist hung low and clouded our view of the cliffs from time to time. The air hung heavy with precipitation and I couldn't tell if I was sweating or if it was the water in the air that condensed on my skin. Either way, we were damp and it was humid.
All in all, a wonderful time in Punakaiki!
... some cones. A guy in the shop kindly fetched me a load of empty cardboard boxes and I permanently borrowed a whole heap of free magazines from the shop! After shopping it took about another hour to get to the Lake Mahinapua hotel which was a random house in the middle of no one with loads of little 4 bed dorm lodges. It was a nice, quirky place with various different animal heads hanging on the wall. The moment we arrived there at 4pm I headed straight to the ...
... also preparing some dinner. So we ate together, with our own bottle of wine, and had a really interesting experience-swopping chat for forty minutes. He comes often because his son lives on the north island. She is Japanese, has lived in England for some time, they've not been married that long , she's to off to a wedding for a week in Japan. We went home to read then sleep in a comfortable bed in the quite of the forest. No wifi chez nous, so ...