Bygone Era Bed & Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... and it felt quite tropical to us, after leaving a 7 degree Dunedin this morning! Some rain was also adding to the humidity. It was after midnight NZ time by the time we gladly hopped into bed.
I feel very thankful that we were able to travel to NZ to see our family, and to spend 3 wonderful weeks with them, amongst that captivating scenery of the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud’. Kia Ora
SUNDAY 4th OCTOBER
A grey morning, with a fairly dire forecast for later in the day. The weather bureau was forecasting 150 – 160 km per hour winds, rain and snow down to 500 metres in the evening.
Jason and Steph picked up Daphne from her parents place, while John and I travelled to the meeting [church] in the Big Horn Diesel. The Dunedin meeting now has 41 members, so it's almost doubled since we were here last, 2½ years ago. We had ...
... from Wanaka and the scenery like everywhere in the South Island in stunning. We made a lovely stop at Cromwell, which is famous for its fruit production. I bought some interesting fruit to try as desert at dinner with my friends in Dunedin, which was great. We also stopped at the home of bungee, the famous AJ Hackett bungee jump site and watched some people jumping. (http://www.bungy.co.nz). People from my university will remember my disastrous attempt to do a bungee ...
... game, one of them made what I thought was an interesting comment. He said that a lot of the NZ people are purposely staying away from cricket World Cup games because they are trying to cut down on their alcohol consumption which can be a big health problem here. A lot of the fans get really drunk and I guess many people don't want to be sucked into that scene.
We saw a train that was on exhibit by a little plane ...
... run out of yoghurt for muesli, so we both opt for a cooked breakfast - or is it brunch? Then off to the falls before back on the road. Our next stop is Cathedral Caves. Access to this cave is dictated by the low tide, and Dave thought that the sign had said this would be about 11:45am. No!! This is when the gate would be unlocked allowing access to the parking area. As this is still almost an hour away, and the cave is another one hour return walk, ...