Aspen Court Motel - Twizel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... Jess will always be running back up the trail to find me and she knows that I'll always figure out a way to make the Ben Cobley's of the world nothing more than a footnote. 1. Fo shizzle my Twizel. 2. The original Peter Jackson. 3. A Stoat is a invasive mammalian species, basically a small weasel. It is also a word that sounds awesome with a thick New Zealand accent, with which O.G. Peter Jackson is equipped. 4. Blue, like Luke's in Empire Strikes back. 5. A nickname of mine ...
We had a goal today. To get up early, get going and get to the home of the Southern Alps walking country, Mount Cook Village. After 40 mins, we were there asking the details of all the walks, and for advice about the most suitable. We arrived at the car park for the Hooker Valley walks at 9:15, and after a hearty breakfast set off into the 100% low level cloud for what seemed disappointedly only a nice 3 hour walk. We'd only been going 20 minutes or so when the cloud started to break ...
... edge of the lake. Finally back to the accommodation for a late picnic supper. We also went out when it was dark to look at the stars. It was a very clear night, but there was a full moon which was quite bright. Also despite warnings to make sure all curtains are closed to preserve the Tekapo dark skies, there was a street light opposite out house! However we did manage to see many stars, and identify them with a trusty iPad ...
We did twwo nice hikes today in Mt Cook National Park. Started the morning with cloud cover and walked through the Governor's Bush Walk which was lush with vegetation. A quick picnic lunch and then up to the Blue Lakes hikes which brings you up a summit with views of the glaciers, ice bergs in a lake and stunning views. We did several hikes there ...
... at the bottom of the Lake where the tour buses stop for 15 minutes for the tourists to hop off and take pictures of Mount Cook with their selfie sticks (which drives me bonkers!) and hop back on the bus to zoom onwards. As others mentioned- amazing to get a trip on the Air Safaris plane- flight of a lifetime to fly right up close to Mount Cook. It was WAY out of our budget- conscious- 6 month -price range- but since RIchard knew Fran who knew us he offered us a ...