Blue Pacific Apartments Paihia
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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... you are over 21 and have a driving licence in English. L passed both of these criteria so her first time driving solo was in a hire car in the busiest city in New Zealand and within 2 minutes finding herself on a 5 lane motorway. The automatic car took a bit of getting used to (with a little help from WikiHow to make sure we were doing it right) and the windscreen wipers came on when we meant to indicate but the windy roads were a good baptism of ...
... one with red colour light because the kiwis can’t see red light. It took a while but finally we saw one :) During the walk we passed several Kauri trees. One of those (4 Years) was only as high as the length of my finger and another tree (9 Years) was as high as the length of my hand. But we also saw "normal size ones".
... fun. We are all on the same wavelength so we are going to get along just fine. It's funny how when you meet people and you just click and you think yep, I'm going to hang with these. Travelling makes you so open minded.
When we arrived at Paihia we decided to explore around, so we went for a walk through the woodlands and at the top was a beautiful view.
Today I caught the ferry over to Russell and went to the oldest pub in NZ. Chris and Zoe also joined us as they ...
... car across a ferry.
In Paihia we quickly found a nice Motel with a great, modern room with all amenities.
After a shower we drove into town and looked around for some food. Barbara, the owner of our Motel had suggested a place called Francesco's and this looked the most inviting to us too.
Since it was my birthday I didn't hesitate to order a medium rare scotch fillet. This wonderful steak was accompanied by a very strange tasting summer ale, ...
... We got there and freaked out: the house was falling apart, the furniture molding, the dog stank more than any other dog I've met and stayed in the house, sleeping on the beds, leaving half-chewed bones everywhere around. The garden, which was actually lovely, was full of sandflies. We couldn't imagine staying there for ten days, sleeping in that bed and cooking in that kitchen -just yeurk. So we told our host yesterday that she'd had to find another ...