Grand Mercure Wellington Central City Apartments
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The sun came out today (bloody NZ weather) so naturally we spent most of the day inside a dimly lit museum! ‘Te Papa’ is the national New Zealand museum and right on the waterfront. Split over 6 levels the museum was massive and we only managed to see part of it before we got hungry and headed back to the apartment fort some lunch. …
We managed to cram a lot in today so I’m going to split this post in to sections:
We woke up early and headed off to the fabled ‘Wellywood’ or ‘Wowington’ (actual name Miramar) where Peter Jackson is probably frantically editing the final Hobbit movie as we walked passed! After a quick walk …
After a decent lemsip-induced sleep the sun was shining and our colds had receded a little. We wanted to try Tongariro National Park again, on the way to Wellington, so packed the car up while it was still sunny and headed off south.
On the drive down the rain started again and the clouds lowered, unperturbed we carried on up the mountain …
... Not really sure i agreed with this idea, but it was interesting and luckily there was no surgery taking place when I visited! I did see all the wounded birds in their though with descriptions of what was wrong with them, which was a bit sad but part of zoo life I guess. This evening I went for a long walk along the harbours edge to watch the sun go down over Wellington. There were people out sailing, rowing, sculling, swimming, fishing and running - it was full of activity ...
... on running around. It was almost photo like in that the sculptor had managed to capture a moment of time within the piece.
Shamefully I have pretty much forgotten all the names of the artists I saw, I should have had my notebook with me. Only one I can remember is a chap named Nelson Illingworth (can't imagine why that stuck in my head) who painted portraits of Maori tribe members. We did Google him and concluded he is no relation.
Another floor bites the ...