Grafton Oaks Hotel
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... up and leave.
I was also told by my doctor that I needed surgery on my knee. He told me I am not allowed to play soccer, run, skateboard, or anything that could damage my knee until surgery. That was a killer. I am way too active to sit around and get fat.
The good news was that the New Zealand health care system would pay for the surgery because it happened here, I just needed to get the paperwork approved...and I would also ...
... English, it seems easier than German even! I hope my grandma won't hate me too much for this, as my New Zealand blog consisted entirely of German posts, just so she could keep up, but none of the people I have met could. So I might just show her how to use a translator and interpret it's rambling correctly :) I hope I will be able to update this at Denpasars airport before leaving it, so that it will actually be up-to-date. But for now: good ...
Day trip to the bay of islands which unfortunately requires 4 hours on the coach each way! Still, it was perfect weather, no clouds, although out at sea it was windy - too windy to go through the hole in the rock. Went around many different islands on a 3 hour cruise and even saw a few dolphins. Nice place and there was a very long sandy beach there ...
In Auckland early and woken with room service at 8:30, the plan is we're meeting E&P at the gangway and heading off to Devonport together on the ferry, it's given a good write up in the port guide and in a NZ guide book in the library. Met up with E&P around 9:20 on our way off the ship, the ferry terminal was just next to our berth and the ticket office even closer so we headed over to Devonport on the 10 o'clock ferry, it was only a 10 minute crossing. A very nice ...
... there's over a decade between us I am probably closer to her in mental age and we have the most fun and silly moments and more often than not she's actually the more sensible one. My mum has to remind me that I'm 22 and she's only 10 (but 11 now). So Maddz, Happy Birthday. Funnily enough today is also Auckland Anniversary Day. Auckland Anniversary Day is a public holiday observed in the northern half ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Grafton Oaks Hotel Auckland
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