Scenic Route Motor Lodge
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- Breakfast Available
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... much fruit anywhere else. Maybe it is the wrong time of the year.
Great views again along the way and vast contrasts from the alpine region to very flat valleys and farming land. the best part was that as we headed further east the sky turned blue and the sun was out.
Today we came across Lake Pukaki, the bluest lake I have ever seen. It was interesting to see. At first we thought that it had something to do ...
... 4 dorm rooms, each with triple bunk beds ($29) and two double rooms ($70), communal showers, and a lounge with a pretty decent dvd library. The kitchen area is a little small as far as hostels go but it does make the perfect excuse for a big group meal. Luckily Eamon, one of the trainee drivers, used to be a chef at the Blue Duck Lodge in Whakahoro and after already sampling Nats cooking at Raglan we were first in line. This time our $8 covered freshly baked scones ...
Had breakfast and left Lake Tepako. Franzie walked to the top of the mountain/hill next to the lake (there is an observatory at the top) and I drove up to meet her as I didn't feel up to walking. We stayed at the top for a while before driving towards Mount Cook, to which we arrived soon after midday. The mountain view is stunning but the ...
... and saw the Tasman glacier in the distance. We took a couple photos and then started walking along the lake towards the glacier on a ridge that follows the lake. It started easy but after walking 1 km on the ridge the rocks were getting large (about car size) and and we weren’t making good time. So we decided to take the gravel/rock road that goes to the glacier instead. I think we ...
... gone wrong. It was no surprise to us when we didn’t see them at the end. We finished our day in the mountains with what would be our final hot water spring soak at Lake Tekapo. It was truly how all walks should end.
SUN-SHINE ALERT! Something unexpected happened to us the next morning; we awoke to the beaming forgotten face of the sun. Like a community support officer the sun had caused the mountain loitering mist to ...