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New Zealand Travel Guide Part 2 -- The South Island - Blenheim to Dunedin

This is the second installment of The Cruisingrunner New Zealand Travel Guide, which will cover The South Island from Blenheim down the east coast to Dunedin, with an inland detour along the way. 3,581 more words


Out on the Open Kea Point Trail in New Zealand.

Kea Point trail is an hour trek through the countryside from Mount Cook Village on the South Island of New Zealand. It ends at a platform from which you can get great views of Mount Cook (Aoraki), the tallest mountain in the country, and several other mountain peaks. 72 more words


Chamois Bar and Grill, Mount Cook Village

We’d bought an accommodation package that included a meal voucher together with the room. The voucher for the Chamois Bar and Grill entitled us to any main meal and a drink each. 131 more words


Old Mountaineers Café and Bar, Mount Cook Village

Because we didn’t have breakfast I was rather hungry when we got back from our Tasman Glacier kayaking trip at 2pm, so we just got lunch at the Old Mountaineers Café and Bar. 93 more words


Marvellous Mount Cook

I love this place! When we first arrived in Glentanner on the Tuesday (22nd April) night we booked in at the campsite but had to drive the extra 17km to the village to check it all out.   632 more words

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Neuseeland Südinsel: Mit der Vanette über Stock und Stein!

Es war Liebe auf den ersten Blick
Der Bummler braucht nach dem Zeltabenteuer in Australien definitiv eine Camping-Therapie. “Vanette” heilt alle Wunden. Sie ist ein echtes Raumwunder und Schlummerparadies mit Allwetter-Küche. 566 more words


The Final Leg of the New Zealand Trip: Twizel, Mount Cook Village, Lake Tekapo, Christchurch

After the excitement of Queenstown, we headed to the small, quiet and scenic town of Twizel, a perfect contrast to Queenstown.

The town was in the middle of extremely vast stretches of flat and open land. 444 more words