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Tweede poging om Milford Sound te bezoeken. Onze voorkeur gaat naar een boottocht die om 0855 uur aanvangt en 2 uur duurt. Zodoende hebben we nadien de tijd om af te zakken naar de meest zuidelijke stad van het land, Invercargill.
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Sunday 22nd May
We left Te Anau this morning to head for our next destination,invercargill, we chose to travel on the southern scenic route road which took a bit longer but it was well worth it,it was beautiful. Again we stopped at a few lookouts and an old suspension bridge called the the Clifden suspension bridge over the Waiau river, …
... plenty of “Do Up’s” to marvel at along the way. The scenery we thought was very “average” a highlight was seeing all the “cribs” used for whitebaiting on the Mataura river, and we noticed the increase of sheep in the fields- we must have seen 100,000 or more. We arrived at our Top 10 Motel accommodation 5* at 5-55. It was a long day but we did a lot and visited some incredible out of the way places of ...
... was life. Especially to Hobbitses.
We watched the video with a wry smile for things to come.
Our accommodation in this suffering little city was more than comfortable. Our room was metres from a lovely pool which we could sadly use. The weather was cold and wet like an English summer.
The motor home we had hired by Internet was beautiful to say the least and housed everything we could wish for. Except ...
... though I was soaked, frozen and tired!
The Catlins is such that, although stunning in it's scenery, there isn't much civilisation along the route which means I didn't get my first coffee of the day until I reached Owaka! I sure needed that!
The last town on the route is Balclutha, where on a good day I may have stopped, but by now the snow was coming down very heavily and there was a lot of traffic out there too. Visibility was very poor but I was determined to get to ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
our 1st bed since we had been away in the spaceship & what a lovely place to stay,very clean comfortable & relax just outside invercargill
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