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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We had a day in Wellington before we got the early ferry to the South Island the next day. Two words to describe Wellington...bloody windy!!!! Gives Edinburgh a run for its money! We had planned to do a few things in the capital city but started off at the New Zealand Museum and ...
Today we stopped by the tiny town of Coromandel on our way to Auckland. Apparently the town really picks up during the summer months, but it's still pretty sleepy right now. Lots of the year-round residents are artists and craftspeople, so we had a look in some shops, including Weta Design, which carries work from artists all over New Zealand and had some great jewelry, paintings, pottery, and glass work. I was also hoping to go to ...
... move on, although it was extremely annoying and we felt cheated. Again, whatever, it's fine, maybe that person really needed free gas. So, we drop off the car and get an uber back to the apartment. By this point it is 9pm and we're hungry and tired but ready to cook dinner and get to bed, we've got Auckland to explore tomorrow! We get to our room, I open the cabinet to get a pot out and realize we have literally no kitchenware. Not even a fork or a plate, ...
... are growing for real and the same 5 gardeners who originally landscaped it are still maintaining it. You walk down the path that Bilbo uses to leave the village into Hobbiton itself and all the Hobbit holes are dotted about the dell with Bilbo's up on the hill,surmounted by a false oak tree made of steel and 200,000 hand painted leaves clipped on. The doors are all different sizes depending on the camera shot required and some are on a neighbouring hill ...
After a couple of nights we head up to Cathedral cove and do a lovely coastal walk. Everything looks so hobbity to me. We get some lunch and drive down to Rotorua where we all stay in a hostel as the weather has turned.
Mervi & Juho have been my saviours.....without them I may have just jumped on the first flight home. ...