Road Trip Highlights
Crown pass, Haast pass, Lindis pass, 12 mile delta, the lake that I can't remember the name of.
Place stopped for a picnic?
At the top of the Haast pass, or when we stopped in a hut on the Keppler track
Arrowtown, it was like we had travelled back in time
Dart Stables ride from Glenochy, it was the perfect way to see the area, it was fun, and the views were spectacular.
Horseriding, staying in a completely empty campsite in pouring rain while we could hear the ice cracking up on the mountain behind us, making our own delicious dinner every night in beautiful locations, eating an amazing platter at one of the big wineries in Malborough, Hanmer springs, being able to go where we wanted whenever we wanted and cook our own food easily was actually so great.
The fork and Tap in Arrowtown
Did you have a favourite Holiday Park you stayed?
We only stayed in 2, and Arrowtown was pretty great. Facilities were new and clean, staff were friendly, location was central and price was good.
Top tip for other campervan travellers?
Pack appropriate to the climate. We were completely unprepared for how cold it would be. Merino wool undergarments. Also, take proper hiking boots if you plan to go walking/hiking. Nikes just don't cut it.
Can you share a recipe from something you cooked in the campervan?
The most memorable was probably when we managed to make a campfire (legally) and cooked steak, coleslaw (apple, cabbage, milk keffir, fresh garlic, blue cheese, lemon juice, rocket) and ash covered yams & potatoes that we just threw in the coals to cook because we had no foil
What is your greatest memory of the whole campervan holiday?
Probably teaching my husband how to photograph in some of the most spectacular spots in the world. That, or the lambs. (Springtime!)
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