Since we are staying in Queenstown, not far from the Arrowtown turn off, we decided to take a stroll along part of the Lake Hayes walkway. If you are familiar with the area, we parked at Bendemeer Bay and walked … Continue reading Lake Hayes Walkway – near Arrowtown, New Zealand
When my flight home was cancelled due to weather the other week, I decided to stay through the weekend in Queenstown. I took the opportunity to visit the Lakes District Museum in Arrowtown. Arrowtown is about 20 minutes easy and … Continue reading Lakes District Museum – Arrowtown, New Zealand
20 minutes from bustling Queenstown is the small historic town of Arrowtown. Where Queenstown is high energy, Arrowtown is quaint and laidback. Its a gold rush village which is similar to the likes of Skagway in Alaska, albeit smaller. The … Continue reading Wandering around Arrowtown – New Zealand
Just before Christmas while I was working in Queenstown, my friend and workmate Tom* and I took the opportunity to visit Arrowtown. One of the places we visited was the Chinese Settlement. The settlement has been partially reconstructed for easier interpretation … Continue reading Arrowtown’s Gold Rush Chinese Settlement – New Zealand
Overlooking the historic gold mining town of Arrowtown in Central Otago is the War Memorial and across the road the interesting, historic cemetery. The War Memorial is currently undergoing renovations, due for completion by ANZAC Day, 25th April 2015. The memorial … Continue reading Arrowtown War Memorial and Cemetery
Monday I went to Caribe Latin Kitchen in the pedestrian mall which I’d spotted last week and thought looked interesting. A great mix of Mexican, Brazilian and other South American foods. They have a bunch of vegetarian and gluten free options. … Continue reading Queenstown – and more about food.
Monday was such a warm, still day that it seemed crazy to sit inside to eat. So I settled on going to the mall and getting sushi from the foodcourt. Then off to sit on the beach beside Lake Wakatipu. … Continue reading Queenstown – this week I have been mostly eating…