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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... able to play in the water a little while before having to head back out. Our last big site seeing location was 345m (1130 ft) on top of Pukehula- the highest hill within the Bay of Islands. At first I thought the ‘Bay of Islands’ was unique to the Great Ocean Road. Then, I thought maybe either that Bay of Islands or this Bay of Islands was named after one or the other. But then I discovered that ...
... defiance. Despite reinstatement and military protection, it was felled four times before the war in the north was sparked. It was not to end until the battle at Ruapekapeka Pa.
After a walkabout at Flagstaff Hill we found a little café back in the town for lunch. We picked up a few supplied at the Four Square and headed back to Whangaruru.
Ros had just started 'Gentle Annie’ going for the laundry ...
... Grangemouth to sort out fancy dress outfits for the evening. The theme was anything beginning with the letter p and I had decided to dress up as 07557 049778a palmtree! The accommodation was a bit pricier tonight, 50 dollars for a dorm bed but that included dinner and breakfast. The party was very messy and a lot of fun, one of my friends dressed up as a public toilet and he won the top prize which was a bungy swing in Queenstown. As everyone had put in so much ...
... were on the water as well from a cruise ship, yachts, to tiny motor boats. Many people go to Urupukapuka island to camp and it is also a stopping point for people who go out to see the hole in the rock. There is a large island with a hole in the bottom that people like to look at and some boats will pass through. I had seen enough famous rocks in Australia that I wanted to skip this one. On Urupukapuka there ...
... actually what Russell used to be called, or to give it its full name, ‘The Hell-Hole of the Pacific.’ Russell was the point of first European settlement in New Zealand and was full of ships deserters and other vagrants. Looking at it now, you wouldn’t quite believe it, you couldn’t imagine anyone saying ‘BOO!’ to a ghost in Russell…
The highlight of our brief trip to Russell? I bought a new hat. Now, I already had a hat, ...