Bella Vista Motel
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Breakfast Available
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It's December and everyone is rushing about. I am not sure about all of you, but for us, it was where has this year gone.
Last year, we started by flying back from Auckland to Melbourne. A few days in that wonderful city then, back to work until Easter where we left Warracknabeal; met JD in Melbourne for Easter and then flew to Thailand …
Feb. 19th -The West Coast of the South Island
We left Fox glacier and started our journey up the west coast. The road actually veers off the coast and take you into the mountains. These are the Southern Alps and they earned their names rightfully. Soaring up with snow capped tops and a couple of glaciers. We crossed the mountains yesterday in …
... a free shot of a mix of spirits. While I was waiting at the bar with him for this I had the pleasure of trying the 'Michelle Madness' shot. This is a mix of 4 spirits in a cocktail shaker, named after the girl who drank this and lost a bet. This meant the guys at the bar sold tickets to all the men in town so they could watch her wash the windows naked. She did get to keep the money though so she must have made a killing! Anyways it literally ...
... out her hand!!
After lunch we drove for a while admiring the stunning scenery as the road ran along the edge of a gorge before arriving in Westport in the late afternoon. In our hostel we were assigned a room called 'The Unit'. This wasn't really a dorm but 6 bunk beds squeezed together in the back of a kitchen - definitely one of the weirder places we have stayed!
We cooked dinner before the whole bus went as a group together down to the beach ...
... basic, and the strangest odd little oven I've ever cooked on inside! Cosy all the same :) After checking in, we made our way to see the pancake rocks on the coastline. They are made from thin layers of limestone that have formed in the Coast, and geologists are not 100% sure why! They looked really impressive however, and on a sunny day the coastline was beautiful. You also got blowholes on the coastline. We think we heard one just ...