Copthorne Hotel Grand Central New Plymouth
Travel Blogs from New Plymouth
Our first Christmas in New Zealand so we decided to go exploring and we started by traveling to New Plymouth to stay overnight on Christmas Eve. It was a very grey day and it poured down the whole time. We went to Puke Ariki which is a museum and tourist information center in one, it is small but nice. We checked into our hotel which looked awful …
... in such contrasting environments. Also, being able to look past the tourist gaze, and while still being tourists. Being able to look at things and being able to make insightful, reasoned interpretations of other cultures is something that i hope will stick with you for all your travelling lives. Hopefully, this trip has left you with a desire for more travel and to experience more of the wider world and the range of different cultures and experiences that are out there.
... line-height: 19.984375px;">Third, first car that passed stopped, and he was going quite south, so it was perfect! He was a farm banker, very nice, not as talkative as the others. He drove us about 1 hour further south, and dropped us on Wanganui. From there we could have carried on hitckhicking, but it was a 2.5 hour journey, it is a bit exhausting and we could get a bus to Wellington for 24 dollars, so we did it the easy way.
... the road on the coastal walkway were some sample units that were really lovely and modern with sliding glass walls and high-end finish.
We enjoyed a sunny afternoon shopping, and enjoying the city. Then we met a bunch of other Safari friends at Salt, right on the water, for dinner.
A lovely and relaxing day. We'll be back in the air again tomorrow.
... rash yet, we both suspected
that Cellulitis had returned (he had it about three years ago in New
Plymouth). Jeff was wanting to take the boat around to Whangaroa –
a trip around the coast through the Cavalli Islands which would have
been fantastic – apart from the weather which was wet and windy and
the fact that Jeremy had suspected Cellulitis of course. We set off
for the doctor in Kerikeri, Jeff set off in the boat with his