Tuesday, October 14, 2008

My 2008 South Island Trip!

This is a photo of Mt Cook looking out over Lake Matheson (the quality of photos on blogger aren't that good).
On the last Friday in Term 3 I set off with my family on a trip all around the South Island.
We stayed 15 nights in 12 different places.
We spent 67 hours and 49 minutes travelling in the car.
We did 4651 kilometres.
We used 471.3 litres of petrol.

I will tell you the best thing I did each day.
Picton- Slept (we got off the interislander at 11pm and left for Nelson at 9:30
Nelson- Saw my Great Aunty
Greymouth- Shanty Town
Fox Glacier- Saw the Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers
Queenstown (Day 1)- Found the Remarkable Sweet Shop
Queenstown (Day 2)- Luge and Shotover Jet
Queenstown (Day 3)- Skiing on Coronet Peak
Te Anau (Day 1)- Manapouri Dam
Te Anau (Day 2)- Milford Sound
Dunedin- Cadbury Chocolate Factory
Oamaru- Moeraki Boulders
Lake Tekapo- Mt John Observatory
Christchurch- Antartic Centre
Hanmer Springs- Hanmer Springs Hot Pools
Wellington- Went walking around Wellington

You can ask me questions e.g. What else did you do in _______


mojo said...

Wow roo you did a lot of stuff on the weekend.

Roo said...


Nei-Nei Neina-Marie said...

That seems fun. I wouldn't want to do it though

Roo said...

Why wouldn't you like to do it?

Nei-Nei Neina-Marie said...

Because... because.... because.....
I think that the north island has more potential????