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... was "lucky you are taking the big suitcase" as he is not exactly small!
It was a lovely gesture and there were many useful bits and pieces to get us through our journey including ear plugs, baggage tags, a pavlova recipe, a travel journal, a NZ flag, sleep masks, a travel pillow, no jet lag tablets, some good kiwi ...
... theme. Peter sampled a flight of their beers. None were necessarily stand-out, but a few, like the cabernet barrel-aged sour were adventurous and fun. We met some fellow beer tasters at Moa, all of whom were from the States. That was rare, not because they were beer tasters in the heart of a huge wine region, but because we met very few Americans during our time in New Zealand. One group, from San Francisco, was living in New Zealand for a month. ...
... the perfect blends. We purchased a bottle of Pinot Noir as a gift for the family we are staying with in Wellington. DRYLANDS - the largest wine estate of the day, with the most recognisable wines. We treated ourselves to a bottle of bubbles and a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc from here as they were both delicious. On the way home, we managed to get our driver (the crazy German lady) to stop off at her friends bar where we could get a ...
... and friends for us! Wednesday 22nd January We are taking full advantage of not having to drive anywhere today and have a very lazy morning and not getting up till gone 11am! Today we are having a beach day. The beach is in beautiful sunshine, however behind us thick grey clouds are forming so we were not sure how long we would get! The sea is SO warm here, it's beautiful. After about an hour on the beach sure enough the rain hits, but still warm so ...
I'm not the sort to write about shoes, but...I found the perfect ones! Remember we're taking only carry-on luggage on our trip, so every little bit counts. I was going to take two pairs: walking shoes and Tevas. But I found some that are closed-toe and water-friendly, sturdy and well made, so they'll be good for cement sidewalks, rocky trails, and beach wandering. I love these ...