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... Debbie and I’s confusion when we left the cable car and wandered around trying to find this clearly defined route. I was expecting a massive sign, with heaps of animals on it.
But no, there was nothing.
Sheepishly, we wandered into the tourist information and asked about the rather irate looking woman behind the counter who appeared to be representing customer service. 'It’s really obvious’ she said, evidently taking me for ...
... over the rocks in search. Liz spotted the first one, one lone seal on a rock we papped away. We clambered back only to come across an angry seal. Liz snapping the seal he clearly didn't like it and as she got closer he barked angrily and Liz scrabbled away. A few more shots as he plodded along the rocks and plopped down upon another rock to sunbath away from us. A lovely walk home on the sun we treated ourselves to some L&P and an evening chilling in the hostel
... we discovered from the internet later that it goes nowhere: it is has a dead end. We decided to turn round and descend the hill returning to the wrong highway. After coming off at the next intersection and putting on the Sat Nav which we should have done in the first place, we eventually made it to the motel. We had a good sized room with kitchenette and it seemed to be in a quiet location while only a couple of minutes walk to a shopping centre. We had to hope there wasn't a ...
... included. They booked us for the 7 pm crossing. Fog in Wellington harbour made the ferry an hour late for us so we ended up leaving Picton as the sun was setting. That was a bit of a shame because the first hour of the 3 hour voyage is out through the Marlborough Sound and is apparently very picturesque.
Landing in Wellington just after 11 pm , we easily found the motorway and drove 20 minutes north of the city to the satellite town of Porirua. Our ...
... 8211; Five-eighth/Centre
- 1st XV 1928.
- 23 games, 7 tests, 30 matches overall, 1934-1938, All Black 399.
- Captained the All Blacks in the 1936 sweep of Australia.
- Won an MC during World War II.
- Played every position in the Wellington back-line expect wing.