New Zealand Day 1 (6th Aug 2008) – Christchurch to Twizel

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As blogged here, on the first day, we collected our Nissan March in downtown Christchurch (south island) and drove all the way down to Mount Cook.

Some of the breath-taking sceneries  captured:

First time I came across snow in this country. Took this pic to arouse envy among the kids at home

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posing too 🙂

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Mount Cook in the background

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With the great man, Sir Edmund Hilary at Si Edmund Hilary Alpine Centre, Mount Cook Village

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We ended the day checking into a youth hostel in Twizel.

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