Travel Blogs from Napier, New Zealand

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Wellington and route to Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Wellington and route to Napier

A travel blog entry by geoffbid

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... walked the fascinating Cuba street, music , street artists and street food all leading up to the evening parade . I think all of new Zealand turned up to watch.Tonight we ate Singapore food, we did not appreciate how many Asian restaurants there are in ...

HAPPY NEW YEAR, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

HAPPY NEW YEAR

A travel blog entry by davidmeilinger

... nur noch wunderschoen war. den tag danach sind wir zu den wasserfaellen gefahren von denen man runterspringen kann. des is  "new zealand pure" ;) aber des wars etz auch mal wieder mit abenteuer und ausfluegen weils ab morgen wieder aufs weingut zum ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by dam

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Continuing my journey in the North Island, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Continuing my journey in the North Island

A travel blog entry by sharonmanship

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... is 'off the beaten track', amazing scenery on the way there and you really feel like you are getting away from civilisation. I stayed in Napier Prison Backpackers which, as the name suggests, used to be a prison!! It's one of those 'stay somewhere a bit ...

Chestnut packers, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Chestnut packers

A travel blog entry by theroad2

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Chestnut picking is odd and we do it in a little shed inside a apple factory. Sadly I never wrote much about this, just made notes so here they are: * A very odd lady is organizing it called Catherine, she is American and kinda crazy.  * I'm ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by cb_goes_again

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... dit niet toe en veranderen haar in een rif, zodat zij tot de dag van vandaag haar armen uitstrekt voor de kust van Napier. Na zo'n uitputtende middag naar de BBQ toe die het hostel die avond organiseerde. Gezellig, met z'n allen eten en wat kletsen. ...

Day 11- Museum and drive to Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Day 11- Museum and drive to Napier

A travel blog entry by jessnallie

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... of exhibits.  We were able to visit 3 or 4 levels and 2-3 exhibits on each.  One exhibit included a large display of New Zealand sea life... right up Jessica's alley.  She took it as a challenge to name most of them without looking at ...

Hawkes Bay and Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Hawkes Bay and Napier

A travel blog entry by worldtwowrights

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... , where a NZ Pat Butcher lookalike with the manner and earrings to match served us up some NZ delights. Bek had assured us that Napier was going to be quite bustly so a great place for us to go out..unfortunately the reality was a gray ghost town, so ...

Art Deco capital of New Zealand, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Art Deco capital of New Zealand

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

... i headed to Napier and stopped loads of times along the way for scenic views and bush walks and water falls. its so cool! Napier wasn't actually that nice, i couldn't see much art deco so i thought i'd drive down the road to the town with the longest ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by jon_lyall

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... ; rented a car with an Irish guy (Simon) to do a short tour of the North Island.  The first stop on the trip was Napier, which is famous for being an art deco town.  The town was flattened by an earth quake in the 1920's, and was largely rebuilt ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by nickyandparaic

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Napier / Hawke's Bay, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier / Hawke's Bay

A travel blog entry by life-at-kiwis

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... Tage geplant. Morgen werden wir in die Hauptstadt "Wellington" fahren und dort 2 Nächte übernachten. Am Freitagmorgen setzen wir dann bereits auf die Südinsel über... Anbei noch ein paar Bilder aus "Napier", wenn auch weniger spektakulär ;-) GLG Flo ...

New Zealand Wine Trail, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand Wine Trail

A travel blog entry by jeznhez

... our accomodation with a delicious picnic and, of course, a bottle of nice local wine! The final stop on the wine trail was Napier. Unfortunately the weather was really s****y here, but, again, we made the best of it and enjoyed a guided tour round the ...

Feathers, fur, fancy cars & a french waffle!, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Feathers, fur, fancy cars & a french waffle!

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

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... back in time, to the 1930's in fact and the era of art deco. Now the grown-up knew that there was a festival on in Napier this weekend, but she didn't realise just how big it was. It attracts people from literally all around the world, who come with their ...

I got stood up, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

I got stood up

A travel blog entry by theroad2

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... I was going to go it alone. Crazy Catherine though failed to show up. So I went out and explored the Art Deco Architecture/shops of Napier. It was nice and peaceful. There is a armed siege going on in a different bit of Napier, this is very rare in NZ and ...

I've made a decision, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

I've made a decision

A travel blog entry by theroad2

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There has been no more chestnut packing, nor will there be as I HAVE MADE A DECISION. I'm going back!  I'm off to Mt. Manganui, which is so close to Tauranga as to be almost in it, so despite having already lived there I'm going back to hopefully ...

Art Deco Capital, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Art Deco Capital

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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... to chat about ships, and then dropped me at the hotel. He and Georgina then went off to town, and there I was alone ashore in New Zealand. The hotel is a very new motel with good rooms, about a mile outside the town centre. I walked in and hit the ...

Art Deco @ Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Art Deco @ Napier

A travel blog entry by ihf

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... con Miami (el cual no conozco) definitivamente compartía de forma muy cercana el asunto, para cuando puse mis pies oficialmente sobr Napier ya ternía una sonrisa inmensa en el rostro, satisfecho por la manejada matutina, Napier, es una ciudad bella, es ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by gavnich77

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... as I was leaving! Situated in the Hawkes Bay wine-making region, it was completely destroyed in 1931 in what is still New Zealand's biggest earthquake at 7.9 on the Richter Scale, killing 258 people in the process. This has led to a completely different ...

Gentle Annie, Hastings & Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Gentle Annie, Hastings & Napier

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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... Hügel hinab gewandert. Nach einer weiteren Nacht auf dem Freedom Campground fuhren wir am nächsten Morgen 9 km weiter nach Napier, wo wir ein wenig durch die Straßen der selbsternannten Art Deco-Stadt (die Stadt wurde nach einem Erdbeben in Anlehnung ...

"Just A Little Tackle Shop"

A travel blog entry by melandsam

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... all but we were expecting the sort of tackle shack you see beachside down in Cornwall and Devon. Not in New Zealand...and not Firmans Marine. We had been misled, somewhat.  We discovered it was actually a giant ...

Art deco city, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Art deco city

A travel blog entry by jonaden

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Arriving in Napier to the hostel was lovely. We had a nice warm bed to sleep in! The area is very Art Deco and this includes the hostel. We checked in, had a shower, did some laundry then had our dinner. We had an early night as we didnt sleep the night ...

Oh Dennards, Oh Dennards, Oh Dennards!, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Oh Dennards, Oh Dennards, Oh Dennards!

A travel blog entry by richandvic

... Keith seemed to have taken very well to married life and thus found his place in the kitchen: We took a short trip into Napier - nothing much to write home about (so I won´t) - but the main reason we were here was the plethora of vineyards ...

Lake Taupo to Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Taupo to Napier

A travel blog entry by joycekeith

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Saturday, February 17 Lake Taupo to Napier It is hard to leave Lake Taupo on such a beautiful day. All 3 volcanoes of Tongariro National Park are visible in the distance. However, the coastal town of Napier beckons us. Napier, which lies on the edge of ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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A rather hairy trip to Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

A rather hairy trip to Napier

A travel blog entry by wanderingsoul

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... and the sheepskin shop. So there is now an impulsively brought sheepskin winging its way to blighty! We finished off the day at Tony's pizzeria ANTONIOS IN NAPIER (for any travellers reading this blog) beautiful pizza and delicious homemade icecream, ...

Hurtigt stop i Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Hurtigt stop i Napier

A travel blog entry by cozed

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... vi at bevaege os laengere ned sydpaa. Wellington var naeste destination, men vi besluttede os for at tage et hurtigt stop i Napier paa vejen. Turen til Wellington fra Gisborne er temmelig lang, saa det var rart nok lige at overnatte i Napier inden. ...

FRAZZLED FRIDAY, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

FRAZZLED FRIDAY

A travel blog entry by davidseaton

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... to Napier consisted of some of the steepest hills I'd ever seen - one of them appropriately named 'The Devil's Elbow'.   Napier supposedly rivals Miami for its Art Deco architecture.  As I write, I am indeed sitting in the communal area of a ...

Napier, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

Napier

A travel blog entry by starkey

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... not real sandy but instead covered in very smooth dark rocks.  I actually really liked this town but there really wasn't much to do here in the winter so we headed on.  We actually drove from Napier to Wellingtown which was quite a long ...

The Ultra Modern 'Art Deco' City, Napier, New Zealand travel blog

The Ultra Modern 'Art Deco' City

A travel blog entry by hillbill98

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... the hitching in the rain! We made our way through the beautiful landscape chatting about one thing and another before eventually hitting Napier and parting ways. Luckily, the sun was shining and it was a beautiful day by the time we hit the east ...

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