Fitzherbert Court Motel
Travel Blogs from Hokitika
... are sticking with the idea of winning the money for the holiday placing a chip on red in Vegas - panning looks like hard work! We also looked at the cemetery and many of the deceased were natives of Ireland or England. Finally we went to look at the Empire Hotel which I am sure could tell many a baldy tale! We checked into the campsite in Hokitika and had the now, traditional, arrival cup of ...
... Went round the jade factory shop! I really can't get too excited about Jade! It's greeny! Sue bought some earrings. Looked around the Sock museum. Always been interested in the socks industry. Used to have all the socks magazines in the shop. (Dyslexia rules k.o.) Great sunset tonight! Went to see the glow worms in the dell over the road. It's about 5 minutes walk but they are very cute and very ...
... did cause some incontinence!!!!!
Last night we ended up buying a cooked chook from Countdown for dinner, so tonight Colin cooked up the pork fillet with a marmalade ginger glaze, and we had that with roasted kumara, green beans and a capsicum & red onion salad (just mixed them with equal quantities of lime juice and olive oil, a pinch of salt and a pinch of sugar). I made the chicken bones ...
Hokitika is a horrible place. To try and give you an image of what it is like, I would describe a slightly more modern, abandoned western town, with boarded up windows, swinging doors and a tumble weed rolling down a deserted street. Right on the west coast, it is constantly blowing a gayle here and really is not a pleasant place to ...
... in land a bit to get there, but the room we got actually had a view of the sea and with the weather starting to clear we could even take advantage of this. The dinner was superb and we managed to smash a good bit of "Roaring Meg" Sav Blanc before we called it a night.
I caught up with my brother the next morning (turned out it was his birthday as well) on skype and he was readying himself for the evening activities ...
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