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UPDATE: Meanwhile I'm already back in Holland and started my first week back at school but I'll still want to share my stories and adventures around the south island of New Zealand. Hope you enjoy it! :-)
The first thing I did the next morning was look out of the window. It was totally blue! After I had my breakfast and dressed, I walked outside. It was magical with the amazing blue sky and the high mountains of the Southern Alps. Totally different than yesterday, when it was raining and cloudy and you couldn't see a thing.
I packed all my things because my plan was to drive to Lake Tekapo today, but first I had to get a icescraper because it was quite impossible to get the ice off my windows (I tried it with cardboard, but the layer was so thick that, that even was impossible).
I found one, but I had to be careful because even the streets were frozen (I almost fell becaue of the ice!!). I drove the whole day. OK, normally it only takes a few hours to drive to Lake Tekapo but that's impossible, because every 10 minutes you see some amazing nature and everytime it's totally different.
So in the end I had way too many photos :-) Around 4, I arrived at Lake Tekapo and I was not the only one, there was a whole bus load of backpackers. Yeah, Lake Tekapo was pretty touristy but still amazing with the blue-green colors and the southern Alps on the background. I enjoyed the beautiful sunset and after that I went straight inside, because it started to get really cold, it was almost freezing.
I chose a nice comfy chair near the fire and drank a nice warm tea. One of my roommates just arrived. He didn't had a lot of money left and there was no ATM arround and he still had to pay the hostel for the night. I would've offered him some money, but I also didn't have a lot of money left.
His plan was to maybe play some guitar and sit in the middle of the room, to see if people would give some money to him. After 5 minutes, he was already back....the hostel gave him a free night! How nice....gotta love NZ!