Monthly Archives: January 2012

Day 5 – Queenstown (contd)

Dinner at Bob’s Peak was definitely one of the highlights of my holiday. To get there, we rode up the extremely steep mountain by gondola. I’m not scared of heights but the climb is so steep even I was a … Continue reading

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Day 5 – Queenstown

Queenstown turned out to be a great town.  I’m not the adventurous type but fell in love with the feel of the town.  There are lots of cafes and bars which give it a lively atmosphere.  Our hotel (Mercure Queenstown) … Continue reading

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Day 4 to Queenstown

We had a delayed start due to the weather. Some of the passengers wanted to do the flights over the Fox Glacier but the weather wasn’t good. They were going to be cancelled but the weather picked up so they … Continue reading

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Day 3 – first day of tour

This morning I was woken just before the wake up call came through at 6am.  Argh. I hate early starts but will put up with them for now lol.  I had (surprisingly) slept through the whole night that I thought … Continue reading

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Day 2 continued

I felt I was starting to lose my bearings so decided to back track and go back to my hotel. Later that day I walked in the other direction to Merivale Shopping Centre.  Most shops and cafes were closed for … Continue reading

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Days 1 & 2

Well I finally made it to NZ, despite nerves and all the other stuff that happens just before you go away. My lack of phone access was quickly solved at Christchurch Airport when I spotted a Vodafone kiosk in the … Continue reading

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