We got to view the mountains of the Southern Alps from Ashburton which is a large town in the Canterbury Region, on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
sunny but cool as the wind was blowing
My SIL has learned to take pictures with her phone for this trip.
a close-up shot of the snow-tipped mountains
we saw more of that later on
We checked in at Hotel Ashburton.
They still used the keys..
cozy double bed room
with heated bedsheets and a heater too
The weather was very cold...
and the next morning was a surprise for us..