AJ's Backpackers Lodge

Address: 405 Southland Road, Hastings, North Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 405 Southland Road, Hastings, is near Te Mata Peak, Grape Escape Ltd, Craggy Range Winery, and Sileni Estates.
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Travel Blogs from Hastings

Taupo to Napier

A travel blog entry by randcinaotearoa on Nov 24, 2014

2 comments, 32 photos

... DOC available. Spent a very windy and sleepless night as our tent was battered but survived. We moved to a more sheltered spot in the morning. We went into town and did the Art Deco tour which was really well done and informative. You really get the feeling that the locals are really proud of their town and they should be! The 1931 earthquake was devastating but allowed them a blank canvas. Amazingly, the town had been craving more space, as it was fast ...

Hawke's Bay

A travel blog entry by eesti.traveling on Nov 14, 2014

10 photos

We woke up feeling great and after tasty breakfast and some movie watching (just the one we fell asleep watching yesterday) – we took a course to Hawke’s Bay area.

The beautiful scenery again made us stop and take pictures like this where you can see a chain of mountains step out in foggy mist. Or this Wind Farm situated on top of the highest hill amongst green pastures full of fluffy sheep. The road to this wind ...

Locked in and counting down

A travel blog entry by jaslawton on Aug 09, 2014

... home I'm also going to wait till I get there to buy shoes to where most of the time. The others thing I am looking into is an all black jersey, would be kinda cool to have overseas. But that is the only thing I'm allowed to spend money on, and maybe a ticket from Canada back to NZ the only reason I haven't got one yet is I'm still not sure where I want to leave from or when I want to leave. 41 more sleeps!!! ...

Biking the wineries of Hawke's Bay!

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07 on Mar 31, 2014

1 comment, 54 photos

... s Grape Juice! The tasting rooms are called 'cellar doors' here, and we found many open doors; most tastings were $5 for samples of several wines, with the money refunded if you buy a bottle. With so many to choose from we had to be selective or we'd never be able to ride our bikes back...D and I always share just one winery tasting flight between us.

The grapes in this ...

Counting down the days

A travel blog entry by khughes17 on Jan 14, 2014

16 photos

... it increases, which pushes on my nerves. Apparently! It was another hard day and was glad to see 4.30pm. Stopped off at Mark's to grind and mentioned I didn't want to go back to the shed. I don't think I could've done it anyway with my wrist being so sore, but I felt like I was letting the team down and making it harder than it needed to be so I text Colin and asked if he would send someone more experienced in my place. 18/01/2014 I have the day off today. Colin has sent ...