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... that had the wonky tv so shifted twice before found one that worked . Then he cursed the whole side of the plane and all those TV went down .
lucky me, had row of seats to myself ,
Air France premium economy much better than the Air Nz.
Change of airline at Shanghai no problems .
... be at the dawn service, which was really interesting to compare to an Aussie ANZAC service. Once everyone was up was when the day started to go downhill - you know it hasn't been a gerat morning when by mid afternoon you're considering whether to stay for the 2nd night you've already paid for... Being ANZAC day was reason enough for most of the things we wanted see and do to be shut... ...
... is a wonderful blue. It's easy to run out of superlatives when writing about New Zealand. We scamper around the town photographing any building we pass that we like the look of. We then go to the Art Deco shop and with super-human restraint, I buy only one very small thing as a present for someone else. My original intention was to ask them to ship the whole shop home for us. We then buy ice-creams and sit and look at the sea for five ...
We arrived in Napier at noon and proceeded to enjoy the sunny day by walking around the town. There were many shops still open and we bought a few small souvenirs. Napier is a major port with the number of containers down at the port. Later in the day we took a drive around the port and marina. Very nice condo type dwellings and bars and restaurants. Napier is the Art Deco capital of the world!!!!!! There ...
... be the first to see it in the whole world.
Wednesday 1st January - Snapper Park Bay View campsite
Chill out day! We are going to have more of these from now on. Simon read his book and I updated my blog. Very hot day.
More local merlot and salad for tea!
Thursday 2nd January - Lake Waikemoana campsite
We drove to Napier and walked around for a couple of hours. The town was rebuilt in the 1930's after an earthquake demolished ...