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Day 5: A free day in Dunedin
Good weather again as the sun streamed through the hotel window to wake us. This morning we are off to Larnach Castle a 20 minute trip from the city. The drive offered some fantastic views and it's not hard to imagine why William Larnach chose this position to build his dream home. On arriving we had misplaced our tickets but the staff were kind enough to let us in as they remembered our booking. Our ...
... Dunedin and dropped some little boys off on the side of the road with their mom. Then we finally got to Invercargill and i walked to my hostel. It was a cute little house called southern comfort. I had the 5 bed ensuite room all to myself, which is usually good unless its fricking freezing. I chatted with the other guest that were staying there and went to bed ...
So its been a few days since my last entry, mainly due to the fact that we have had a very lazy few days at Lornas in Twizel and done pretty much nothing! Lake Ruataniwha is literally a two minute walk from the house and so we have spent our days walking around the aqua blue lake watching people jetting about on jetskis and generally enjoying the sun over the Easter weekend! We have managed the odd run and yoga dvd in between so we have not been total bums!!
Danny enjoyed ...
... driving and penguin watching. All we wanted was a hot bath and a comfy bed. Unfortunately we got yellow bath water and a dip in the middle of the mattress which meant we both kept rolling into each other. On top of that it was flipping freezing! Our motel was awful, I don't think it's been renovated since the 70s. Although its one of the worst places we've ever stayed thankfully we weren't in it for long as we moved on the next ...
... in Nelson to celebrate Christmas a unusual situation in the summer.
greats Simon and Annika
p.s. two really interssting links below
(one film about Oamaru and Homepage from a indian Resort which published now our photos)
TripAdvisor Reviews Eden Lodge Oamaru
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