Travel Blogs from Akaroa
... the draws were a ride on the Hagglund transporter vessels and that was a lot of fun. The packed vessel takes you over the type of terrain you might expect in the extreme conditions, just sans snow. The 4D cinema show was a little lame, I have seen better but actually I thoroughly enjoyed the HD film of scenes from this enormous continent accompanied just by music. Very often less is more. Finally as time was pressing, we experienced ...
... us, eroded by seasonal rains and melting snow. This location was at the river boundary of Flock Hill Station, a 35,000 acre sheep farm. We climbed from the jet boat, our driver took off downstream toward his home base and we proceeded to board several 12 man, off-road vehicles, called a "4x4 tussock buggy". As soon as we were all seated and seat belts tightened, our new ...
... around Europe at some point but I think that'll be when we're older and have more money so that we don't have to stay in hostels...we're both hostelled out by now I think! Jake more so than me it seems. After a few cups of tea, a picture of the 4 of us sitting on the sofa in their house and a final good bye Bree dropped us back off at our hostel. She was intrigued to find out what the Jailhouse was like so we showed her around our room and the rest of the ...
... our experience of the city and surrounding area would not have been the same at all. Paul and Christine, we think you're pretty awesome!
For me, Christchurch is very much a city with a split personality. On the surface the city centre is an unattractive mess of traffic cones, closed roads, building sites and rubble. At first glance there appears to be little for visitors to do and the centre can feel empty and abandoned. But take the time to look a ...
... 1 cup white flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
Mix warm water and sugar together and sprinkle over dry yeast granules. Leave in a warm place for 15mins until frothy.
Mix flours and salt together.
Add olive oil and yeast liquid and mix well.
Knead for about five minutes, adding flour if too sticky.
Put into an oiled bowl, cover with ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsAkaroa Cottages
An oasis of calm to recover from the long journey from London. Very well equipped with comfortable bed. Just a few minutes drive from Akaroa centre, but with wonderful views over the harbour. The only negative point was that the Wifi signal was not good, so we could not access our emails.
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