TripAdvisor Reviews Aqua Lodge Napier
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... of 30 degree upwards road. These were more heavily forested, except where they had been logging. You would turn a corner and it was like a devestating wind had come through and all the trees and ground plants were completely gone leaving bare slopes. But then in some places you could see where the new trees were just starting to grow. Finally we came out of the mountains and down to the plain beside the sea. We have now entered the wine country ...
... br> Weta has worked on various movies in the past. To name a few of the MANY:
- Indiana Jones
- Master and Commander
- The Last Samurai
- The Narnia Films
- Kingdom of Heaven
- Robin Hood (with Russel Crowe)
After our tour, we headed to the port where we will be going to the South Island! Bye-bye North Island. We loved our time there and would have loved to have stayed longer, but on we go!
... of the local wines, honey and strawberries and, of course, a look at some the many Art Deco buildings. And, again, we got a taste of that fabulous ice cream and berry mix at a local “vege” stand, “The Strawberry Patch”, a rather unique venue for an ice cream stand but what do I know. I guess the tour could have been named “A Taste of Napier”.
After walking around the city a bit, we visited one of ...
... Poor Julz after this supreme effort, was unjustifiably chastised by the Queen of Sauvignon Blanc drinkers, lamenting the purchase of a C******nay and a tall beer bottle! Bron, Julian and Mark claimed the taboo victory and while the boisterous and competitive nature of the activity was enjoyable it was likely that our neighbours in the motor-lodge did not share the joy.
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... area has become a significant wine and growing area with vines interspersed with onions and various other crops. Abbey Cellars was the next stop which was a very modern depiction of a church but very swish. They were very strong on the red wines. They also have a Brewery on site, Fat Monk Ales which Pam thought for some reason I should have my photo taken with the mural on the wall. I think ...
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