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... and his daughter Kate haunts the ballroom. the original owner committed suicide in 1898 due to personal and financial setbacks. from the castle I could see views of the Otago peninsula and harbour. after visiting Larnachs Castle I drove to the beach and found a spot to go fishing. I set one rod up and after about 5 minutes I caught a fish. I recast the rod and kept catching them, I ended up catching 6. I ...
... my last chance. I finally gave up and got a furry kiwi bird at one of the shops at the airport. Then I went on a mission to spend the $2.50 in had left in New Zealand change. The best I could find was 3 cookies at Subway for $2.60 so we emptied out all our pockets and dug through our bags and came up with a $.20 coin. Score! We could now leave.
Our flight to Los Angeles was smooth. The customs officer asked how long our layover was we told him ...
... seals on the rocks. We saw females and pups there. The young seals are left on their own while the mothers go looking for food for as long as three days at a time. They stay in a crèche for company and safety and we could see some of them in a small rock pool well above the choppy sea, swimming and playing. We were also able to see many sea birds such as spotted shags, pied shags and terns and we took lots of photos of them flying past the boat ...
... gardens the evening before I knew there was more of a climb above me, but maybe from here it was a flat loop round the hill? No. No, it wasn't. Instead, a left turn before some swings-beware running out of the park if you miss it-took us onto a shallow section and then on and up some broad steps for a lung busting climb to the top. It would have been lung busting had I run it hard, at least-the second time round, only sheer bloody mindedness kept me running the whole thing ...
... and I expected to see fairies. Magical.
After the gardens we decided to go to George Street for some shopping. Louise had found a few places with reasonable prices so we checked them out. Cotton on and Glassons were the places. I got the most comfortable sweats for and a tank top.
A few things I've noticed:
- They round to the nearest 10 cents because ...