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... small, one gas station, no grocery store and no police station town held a museum and hiking trails- both easily conquered, unlike the multi day mount cook climb many were prepping to do- actually I saw no one prepping and fear the museum made this sound more popular than it was. It is also possible the climbers are smart, because I saw a few avalanches and heard a few more on our valley walk. There was no snow in ...
... I decided to
check it out.
The stargazing included a planaterim show and mini lesson on the stars that were in
Australian skies. The show was very interesting and informational. It prepared
us for the second part of the tour. When the show was done we were given these
huge long jackets that went down to our feet and they also had hoods. Now it is
winter in New Zealand up in the mountains so it was pretty ...
... imagine the aboriginal people here hanging out under these undermined cliff like areas.
Stopped in Twizel (great name) for lunch. They were preparing for St Patrick's day, so had to have drinks in green colored glasses.
As we approach Mt. Cook low cloud was hanging in the horizon,and remained for the following day as well. Unfortunately , we never did get a clear vista on the mountain ...
... much spectacle in them. Still, it broke up a rather long, wet journey.
We arrived in Geraldine in the mid-afternoon. Our accommodation was the excellent Rawhiti Backpackers, courtesy of Craig and Paulette, recently of Cambridgeshire, but now of Geraldine, Canterbury. The place was nice - and I exploited the free DVD collection ...
... go rafting, right?
Allan told us to go stand on the side of the board, so holding hands everyone got up. And then we jumped in the wonderfully cool water of the Rangitata river. It was such a scorching hot day, that even the waves crashing into our boat hadn't been able to cool us down. Nothing like a little dip in the river to amend that!
A little further on we made a second stop: this time we walked up a rock face and I'm sure you guys can guess what followed: the big ...
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28 Waihi Terrace, Geraldine | Motelfrom $112