Colonial Motor Lodge
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- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Breakfast Available
- Free parking
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... Tasty Leaf) Very basic offerings including percolator coffee and homemade slices. We enjoyed a brief stop before we headed off on our walk. While Mike and Caleb were getting items from the car Sarah and I amused ourselves by taking selfies. Was a bit of fun until I spilled my coffee and we all know I love my coffee.
The place had a huge variety of different walking tracks ...
... carrots and broccoli for tea. It seemed to take hours to make the pancakes and I managed to read a business magazine at the same time. Veges on the dinner plate also felt unusual, but about time we got back to some freshness on the plate.
Our morning walk took us up Mokutahi Hill. It looks daunting but is actually an easy climb to the top with a few steps but mostly gently sloping paths, apart from the last final ascent. The beautiful ...
The sun was shining when I left Napier and it continued all the way to Gisborne, which is about 180miles north and still on the coast. Drove through agricultural plains and then the scenery changed to hills with lots of beef cattle and sheep farms. Gisborne is where Captain Cook first landed in Aotearoa (New Zealand) and thought the land looked full of promise for re-stocking water and ...
... side of the Bay. The Wharf is about 400 metres long but is concrete and not wood. It was a nice walk to the end to watch lots of kids fishing. Tologa Bay is also well known because all the street names are named after Captain Cook's crew. He turned up here again in 1769. We tried to find a couple of roads to small secluded spots where just the two of us could sit holding hands and gazing ...
... was the Tui Brewery at Mangatinoka which was very interesting with a well stocked shop and Info centre, then on the way to Carterton I got some pics of more “do ups”.Don says a lick of paint will make all the difference!! We stopped at Carterton for tea & scone at the Tarragon cafe very nice. Then on to Martinborough. The drive today was very easy, lots of straights with no hills, the weather was an excellent sunny day. ...