2nd day at Queenstown
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Today we all had a nice sleep because we were not busy to go on the road as we are going to stay in Queenstown for the day. This means we have more time.
23/12/2008, 4:20 p.m.
we went to the
we also went on the Gondola ride, it was pretty scary at first, but when we
made the return journey we were all pretty sweet. At the top of the Gondola
ride the view was just stunning with the Frankton Arm meeting the
At the top of the Gondola ride we saw people jumping off for a bungy, people going for a slide with a parachute and people going for luge rides downhill from a higher point taken up by another set of escalator seats.
seems that Queenstown is having a much longer daylight time compared to
It also seems that the sunshine is stronger in ultraviolet light and heat, maybe this is due to the closeness towards the ozone hole in the earth's atmosphere.
had a nice break in the afternoon to stay away from the strong sun, after the
sun we are planning to go near the
went to the
I believe the Hurleys motel in general provides a superb experience and well deserves its four star with a plus rating. It also has this wireless internet which cost $6 for one hour and can be used overtime rather than in one block. The wireless system is built up with a big network all the way across Queenstown and Frankton, this system is operated by a company who maintains the network.
made use of the local petrol station to fill up the car and the local
supermarket to purchase some food for the upcoming days, especially the
Christmas break when we are expecting shops to shut down for holidays. We
realised that the price levels in Queenstown are much higher when compared to