Our holiday break this year took us to the West Coast, South Island.
I am blogging my memories and the things we did on this beautiful trip. The best time to travel would probably be Spring or Autumn as when one travels, there are lots of sight seeing and in our case, a fair bit of walk to view the glaciers, waterfall, forest, mountains and lakes. The summer heat can be a bit harsh.
Day 1 – 2/1/2018
We flew to Christchurch and picked up our rental car.
Akaroa (75 kilometres from Christchurch) is a historic French and British settlement nestled in the heart of an ancient volcano.
Feeling peckish, our first stop was at The Hilltop Tavern. Indeed it offers stunning scenic harbour views but certainly NO good old rural Kiwi hospitality.
We were awed by the views of the Banks Peninsula with its undulating hills while waiting for our food at…
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