Claremont House Dunedin - NZ

24 Melrose Street, Dunedin, South Island, 9001, New Zealand | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Dunedin

Tartan settlers, and penguins

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

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... street in the world. Lynds, quite sensibly, opted to stay in the car while I walked to the top, sodden and out of breath by the time I got there. Still, it was worth it. I became glad not to have driven up the hill after I saw a resident drive uphill, revving the engine loudly, and fish-tailing the back wheels on slippery concrete road all the way up. Walking downhill in the wet was dangerous too, so much so that I used the steps (steps!) on ...

Dunedin parkrun

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... Once at the top there's a short flat section, one more plodding climb during an out-and-back section and then a swooping descent. Lovely, but of course run in the full knowledge that every metre you're dropping on the first loop round this part is a metre you'll be climbing up again. The final descent is particularly steep, one to practise so that the legs go; the less braking you can do, the better (unless it leads to a fall, of course). Watching people warm up, I could ...

Sea Lions, Penguins & Albatross(es)

A travel blog entry by phil100652

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... to watch Blue Penguins come ashore for the night after spending the day at sea. At about 30cms tall they are the smallest species of penguin. They come in around 9.30pm and depart again around 3.00am dodging the sea lions as best they can. Quite a hard life really. We've seen most of these creatures before in zoos but it's something else to see them in their natural ...

First Impressions

A travel blog entry by richard.fry

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... the car, we went to the bank and opened up our accounts....only to find out I earned $8 interest on my transferred $3000 deposit two weeks prior. They actually pay a decent interest rate (almost 4% on your savings account here)....but mortgage rates start at 6.5 fixed (3 year fixed rate max), and credit cards are 18 to 30%. Lucky, for us, we pay cash.

After our errands, we went to a nice beachside restaurant for lunch for ...

New Year Kiwi style

A travel blog entry by katandpete

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... and croissant in one of the lakefront cafes :-) We were there in the run up to new year when the town hosts a major music festival and literally every bed in every building in town was full and a shanty town or more accurately shanty city of tents had been set up on some local farmland. Despite the obvious numbers of people it never felt crowded or uncomfortable and I would have happily stayed for another couple of weeks. Possibly the best part of our stay was ...

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This B&B, located on 24 Melrose Street, Dunedin, is near Taieri Gorge Railway, Cadbury World, Otago Museum, and Otago Settlers Museum.
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