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I woke up today in a cosy bed, in an actual bedroom, with no strangers and not having to wait for a shower. So I streamed Match Of The Day on my iPad and laid in bed with a cup of coffee. Bliss! Matt & Courtney had gone to sell a motorbike so after I had watched the footy I went for a run into town to try and get my bearings on my new surroundings. I stopped at a few shops and cafes to see if they had any job ...
... cold, windy and a bit miserable. We drove back almost into Christchurch and then turned south to Timaru, where we arrived just before six. Keith and Margaret welcomed us with a glass of white wine or two and a nibble of cheese and biscuits. We talked and later we ate a supper of salad, chicken, ham and boiled potatoes. They have a lovely modern house overlooking the sea, with a view the waves breaking on a headland on one side, and a range of ...
We drove to Mt Cook and saw an incredibly blue lake on the way. We arrived at Mt Cook around 3:30pm, checked in at the Backpacker Lodge and went for a hike up the Hooker Valley while the weather is clear and we can actually see the peak.
The views were certainly worth the effort. Pictures hardly do it justice.
The lodge has to a ...
... lifted up along with the boulders and erosion gradually exposed them.
We are members of the Scottish National Trust who have a reciprocal agreement with other countries so we had free entry to Totara Estate. This was once a farm estate of about 15000 acres. There were 26 such estates owned by the New Zealand and Australia Land Co. in the late 19th century. Totara was where New Zealand's first shipment of frozen mutton was prepared for transport to Britain in ...
Today I woke up and decided that I wanted to go for a hike.
The Mt. Cook Village has a good amount of trails that people can do. I decided
to do the Kea Point Walk. I was leaving the village in the afternoon so I didn’t
have too much time to do a longer hike. The trail was very well kept and it was
an easy walk and when I got to the point the views were amazing. One weird
thing happened when I was sitting ...