Cedar Motor Lodge
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... animals or people with others being more difficult to decipher. It was fantastic to think that primitive people had been in that spot many years ago creating these like a simplified journal of sorts. It would have been nice to have had a guide to show and decipher them. A few pictures later and I was off leaving the other two to add to their albums. This is where I do worry and if you watch the video you'll know why. Blair Witch Project sprang to mind and I had to do it. ...
... on the rock face by the art. ( see photos) We drove on the scenic road route and came to the Aviemore Dam; a dam of the Waitaki River in New Zealand. Built from earth and concrete in the 1960s to dam Lake Aviemore, it is one of the major dams of Meridian Energy, and is used to power a hydroelectric power plant. It really was quite spectacular. We stopped shortly after seeing the dam for our cheese and biscuits. We pulled up on the shore of ...
... it was going to be damn cold but the experience didn’t fail to disappoint. After arriving to the lodge where we would also be staying and got to pick the best of the beds in the dorm, they served us a really nice, fresh, make your own sandwich buffet then it was down to business. We were issued 6mm thick wetsuits, booties, thermal top and fleece and told to get dressed. Then we were given helmets which was a slight problem for me as they ...
Not the busiest - or indeed, tourist friendly - of towns considering it's beautiful coastal position.
We did, however, manage to find a number of things to do...
Checked out the pubs in town, the first couple not at all busy, but managed to find one that had a bit of life about it and was showing the all-important Australian Open tennis.
First full day, I went to ...
... and paying by the MB). So we're going nuts catching up and planning our arrival in Cairns -- so far, we have a place to stay Wed night and a 'Live on Board' 2 Day Snorkelling trip to the Great Barrier Reef booked.
Tomorrow . . . Arrive Christchurch -- pack everything back in to our little bags -- return the campervan -- sleep!
See you in Cairns!
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