Tried again this morning, unsuccessfully, to do the heli-hike on Franz Josef glacier. Cloud cover on the glacier prevented the helicopters from flying. To sooth our disappointment, we went to Full of Beans for breakfast.
We started the drive to Queenstown. We made two stops along the way. We stopped at the Blue Pools and hike down to the pools. It was a nice hike and pleasant break from the road.
Our second stop was in Wanaka New Zealand to see the famous Wanaka Tree. The tree is just off shore in a local park. With all I’ve heard about this tree, I thought there would be more people there. Again, it was a nice break from the road.