Bungy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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My sister May

New years day!!  Didn't want to worry about getting up tooooooo early. I made a booking for a bungy adventure. I call it that because the only one doing the Bungy was Andrew but then there are 3 of us going as spectators. The first adventure starts at 8.30 but I  booked for 10am. At 9.30am we had to be at the shop in Shotover street where we boarded a bus to take us to Nevis. We headed out of town to a private property which had a dirt road to travel on. Once the bus got to a certain point he had to notify staff that he was heading up the road. The road is a windy dirt road up the edge of a hill with only room for one vehicle. May went a bit green at the drop on one side.

When we arrived at the top, May realized that the next part of the journey was even more interesting so decided that she was going no further.

Andrew thinking about doing the bungy jump
She just stayed at the lookout. There was another woman (who's husband was jumping) that also decided to go no further. The rest of us harnessed up to get into the cage, clipped on to the cable and went across to the Bungy platform. That was as far as I was going, no jump for me but I liked the view.

Andrew enjoyed the jump. It was over so quickly. 134metres! After a few others had jumped we got back into the cage and back to land. After about 10 minutes we got back onto the bus and back down that windy dirt road. We survived!!!!!!!!!

By the time we got back into Queenstown it was about 2pm so we found somewhere to have lunch. After lunch Andrew and Frank wanted to head back to our appartment and get an ice cream on the way. May wanted to wander the shops, so May and I did that for a while before going back to the appartment. It was getting pretty cold by this time and we were looking forward to the events of the next day.

rotorhead85 says:
Risky way to launch a new year! :)
Posted on: Feb 06, 2010
missandrea81 says:
Wow! haha That must have made his day. :)
Posted on: Jan 15, 2010
shirlan says:
more photoes to come :-)
Posted on: Jan 14, 2010
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My sister May
My sister May
Andrew thinking about doing the bu…
Andrew thinking about doing the b…
A little prayer wont hurt! :-)
A little prayer won't hurt! :-)
On our way
On our way
The bungy pod
The bungy pod
looking back at the hq
looking back at the hq
Andrew getting stapped up
Andrew getting stapped up
Long way down
Long way down
Final preparation
Final preparation
This shows the car that takes peop…
This shows the car that takes peo…
looking through the glass panels o…
looking through the glass panels …
Nearly there
Nearly there
Ready, set
Ready, set
Gone!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Gone!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Coming back up
Coming back up
Done!!!!!!!!!!
Done!!!!!!!!!!
A long way down
A long way down
Heading back to hq
Heading back to hq
Scenery on the way back into Queen…
Scenery on the way back into Quee…
Scenery
Scenery
A light lunch?
A light lunch?
Not a light lunch!!!!!!
Not a light lunch!!!!!!
One of the jet boats
One of the jet boats
May and a Kiwi
May and a Kiwi
A tiring day!!!!!!
A tiring day!!!!!!
A really tiring day!!!!!!!!!
A really tiring day!!!!!!!!!
Queenstown
photo by: genetravelling