Punga Grove Motel & Suites
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Small place this but good very backpackers
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Franz Joseph near west coast Glacier. Superb scenery. Had a good ride today got here earlier about 2.30pmish. Had a rest as we are both so tired. In a lovely unit. It is like being in the rain forest again. Downstairs appartment this time number 2. We have a table and chairs outside patio and ferns abound. We have been for a walk and got some food …
... Back on Highway 6 heading south we drove through dense rainforest which was amazing, we stopped at Lake Ianth which was beautiful, the forest in the distance was topped with mist, the water level was really high too due to the rain! We drove along stopping only for petrol in the town of Hari Hari, we carried on along the road and twisted and turned down the hills towards Whataroa. It started to rain again as we drove along, we stopped at the ...
... long while we decided to go back to the car park and drove to the Fox glacier.
The heavy rain started once again however we again were praying and our prayers were answered, from whatever reason the sky was again relatively clear. The walk was not that easy as it was to the Franz Josef, so our lazy asses had bit of exercise - crossing a small creek and climbing up a hill but we were rewarded by ...
We all wake up in our little hut about 7am and go and find crystals on the rocks. We find a few but the difficult bit is actually removing it from the rock but luckily Jon has his axe with him to help. The helicopter comes and collects us at 9am and takes us back down to town where Jon goes off to work for the day and we all ...