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... activity because it was going to be cold.
We got on a bus to drive out to the Mt. Cook airport for the outside experience. Unfortunately, it was a full moon, so the Milky Way was all but indecipherable. You could where it was supposed to be if you looked really hard, but it was not photographable. With the high-powered binoculars and telescope, we were able to see: the Seven Sisters, a group of stars; Jupiter and four of its moons (although I totally ...
... 000 people and was constructed on rolling hills created by lava flows from the extinct Mt Horrible volcano and the result is streets undulate; a clear contrast with the flat landscape of the Canterbury Plains to the north. This volcanic rock is used for the construction of local "bluestone" (grey or olivine basalt) buildings such as the Dunedin Railway Station.
We walked into town, had ...
... do something with the rest of my day. I wanted
to do a helicopter or airplane ride over the glaciers but none of the places
had any rides going out and they wouldn’t just take one person. But it ended up
finding a tour that took you to see the glaciers and it was so much cheaper! It
was an argo tour which is basically a mix between a quad with six wheels and a
golf cart. I have pictures of it posted. It was so ...
... definitely autumn here, temperatures are well down on Oz, about 11 degrees and its been either overcast or wet and misty since our arrival.
We're off for a curry tonight, our first for at least 6 weeks, cannot wait. We are driving a Toyota Corolla and are staying in motels. These have been OK and so far there have been no Norman Bates episodes, but Jane says bring it on, I wonder if I am getting her down !!
... the shade of the boulders as well.
There has to be some agreement between the Department of Conservancy and the farmer, as there was a pulbic outhouse placed in the pasture for human usage! Seemed odd!!
I don't know a farmer here that would be willing to allow the public to wander and or disturb his grazing herd. I did happen to notice one steer that allowed us to get quite close,and had ...