This was the leg we might all rather not remember - emesis, emesis and more emesis. Yes, emesis means vomit. Abigail did not do well on this part of the trip - the road was tortuous with lots of twists and turns and ups and downs. It rained and rained. I could not find the dramamine. The upside was the sight of the spectacular glacier lakes. The water was the color of the Caribbean. Gorgeous! We were able to see some of it up close and personal as we pulled over a lot! What doesn't kill you makes you stronger. We mastered the process of opening windows, emptying bags, and moving on...
Twizel was built as a town for construction workers on the local hydroelectric project. From the Twizel website -
|Lake Pukaki in the mist|
|Ahuriri River (I think)|
So I found more dramamine that my friend Jan and my dear mother sent, and off we went to Queenstown. We looked forward to being there for five days of pure tourist fun - Zip lining, luge riding and much more. We met a new friend and find a special treat or two...