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... comment, in passing, that they had checked the bag through to Gisborne from Bangkok. Of course we had taken the baggage tag off to show the guy when making the missing bag claim, but luckily when Ron screwed it up he couldn't see a bin, so put it in my purse. She said as it had been checked right through, Air NZ would have to take it. Result! Another point for Koru Club membership - or was it my croaky voice that gave me the sympathy vote?
... late afternoon for more rest and relaxation. Caleb has managed to watch a couple of movies on the lap top, Sarah has listened to her music and Mike and I have managed to do score some quiet reading time.
As per Sarahs request it was off to the only takeaway shop in town for some rather below par and soggy fish n chips for tea. No eating on the beach this time as the cooler weather is starting to settle in.
Heres hoping for some more outdoor time ...
... wonder if it was worth going through all the security (another queue), simply to go up to Koru Club for an hour, but once we were up there it was peaceful, and you remember why it's worth it. Then it was to our Gisborne flight, and 40 minutes later, back to Gizzy.
It's been a lovely holiday, but it's good to get home.
Reminder of what to ask for when booking accommodation:
Free WiFi - Breakfast included - In room safe ...
Before leaving Whakatane I make an entry on Trip advisor for the motel. I don't normally do this but we enjoyed the motel facilities and we also had a good night with new friends! We didn't know what the road to Gisborne would be like but it turned out to be really good. First we went round the bay or salt marshes, past oyster farms (no pics!!!) stopping several times for the view and a short walk down to the marshes themselves. Then through Waeko gorge ...
... a little look around the shops I returned to the hostel to chill (and dry) out. The first overnight stop on the Eastern trip is Gisborne, this is also the most easterly city in the world. We stopped along the way a few times to take photos and get coffee - one of these photo ops was due to the back door of the bus opening slightly (oops). As we reached Gisborne the driver instructed us to do a 15 min walk along the ...
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