BEST WESTERN Ballina Motel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Next major call was to be Tongariro. However we stopped overnight in Paraparaumu, just off Kapiti Island at a YHA hostel called the Barnacles. It was old fashioned and cosy with sea views. Next morning set off for Tongariro, passing through Otaki, Foxton, a place called Bulls (where every shop had a pun, e.g. 'response-a-bull' banking, 'great food, no bull' etc, etc. Wanganui, arriving at Tongariro National Park village ...
... the tea and also popped to the car for the biscuits! We arrived for breakfast and it was a large sharing table, we then learnt the odd couple were from USA and were booked on a National Geographic tour, hiking and boating! The other couple were from the UK and always went away for 12 weeks. Breakfast was excellent, fruit finely chopped and an omelette. The croissants were fresh and we left with the ones remaining along with a lot of laughter!
... auf die Botschaft geschickt habe. Gleichzeitig ist auch mein neuer Pass da, den ich aber wieder zurückschicken lasse, da ich sonst zu viele Visa umstempeln lassen muss.
Nach dem wir einigen gemütliche Tage bei Flo und Nina verbringen, fahren wir der Ostküste entlang nach Napier. An einem Abend merken wir, dass wir bis auf einige Ausnahmen den ganzen Tag und Nacht zusammen sind. Ich fange gleich an zu rechnen und zähle ...
... long detour on route so that we could go and see another waterfall and also the longest place name in the world! The waterfall was really nice, and the longest place name in the world is pretty much that – a very long sign post at the side of the road, referring to a hill in the distance… perhaps we should have saved the fuel and bypassed this as today we ...
... turns out that Tia is an amazing guard dog when it comes to scaring people but she is actually just a huge cuddly bear and was as soft as can be.
Terry was a great host, he sent us out for a walk in the vineyards, had an entire lamb in the oven for Tim and even cracked open some of his bootleg wine which he had made with his neighbour, it was 20% Pino Gris and 80% sauvignon and it was STRONG! We spent the evening chatting and putting the world to rights ...