Gables Motor Lodge
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- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Microwave in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... port for the gold trade,pictures showed boats lined up cheek by jowl on the quayside but now it has a charming faded atmosphere. Some lovely Victorian and Edwardian buildings remain as testament to its former importance and prosperity. Whilst there we "enjoyed" the West Coast culinary delicacy, Whitebait Patties. These were like a fishy omelette served in a sandwich. Thankfully the local salmon is excellent which we had for the second time ...
... we were surrounded by them, it was beautiful! We've had a busy couple of days doing not that much!! We've seen a lot of nature, from the red river, caves and archways, pancake rocks, blowholes, and plenty of rainforest! Tomorrow we head to Franz Josef to see the Glaciers which will be another natural beauty, before we embark (hopefully) on a Heli-Hike across them. I hope the description and the pictures do this beautiful country the justice it deserves. Speak soon, Chelsea and Rob ...
... shorts and thongs.
Fortunately, the rain stopped as we walked round, and the rough sea made the blowholes particularly spectacular. The limestone rocks have weathered to give them a layered appearance like a stack of pancakes and very photogenic with their garnish of lush foliage.
Next a little sortie ...
... Towers - you feel 'processed' & they take no prisoners! €22 each to get in & €2 per every 2 hours for a locker. Whilst doing my ironing upon return a young 'lad' possibly of German origin asked for help with his washing - I pointed out that his 'washing' was in the drier & that he needed to move it to the machine below! He was a nice lad - hard ...
... br> Once we arrived at the Punakaiki Beachfront Resort we headed straight to our rooms to shower and change for dinner. We would all meet and eat together at 7:30 pm overlooking the ocean. We had a delicious meal with lamb and chocolate cake as well as plenty of appetizers and family-style vegetables, enough to feed a small army. Which, I guess is kind of what we were going to be for the next 9 days: Road Warriors. As dessert ...