Holiday Inn Express Berkeley
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... meant we missed out on some natural wonders as they required too much deviation from the simple route we had time for. What the North does have though is Mt. Doom (aka Mount Ngauruhoe), a geo thermal wonderland, volcanoes and the actual Hobbiton. The area around Lake Taupo and Rotorua is bubbling and steaming with geo thermal activity, literally. The streets and backyards of Rotorua have plumes of steam billowing out everywhere from the volcanic activity beneath the city. On the ...
... colleague was going to find out the shuttle information for me and he hasn't got back to me yet. I would also like to know how long it would take to get from the cruise terminal to the ferry terminal because I have to be there by 2.30 pm"
"You won't catch it. We dock at midday and won't have customs clearance until 1 pm so you won't be off this ship until between 2/3 pm"
"But I'll miss my ferry" she shrugged "can't I be fast tracked"
... like a grid. We checked into our hostel which was huge and a lot different to the ones we've stayed in in South America. Not necessarily better but just different. This evening we had a stroll through China town and got some Vegetable Fried Rice before taking in the view at the waterfront. We sat by the Bay Bridge which resembles the Golden Gate but it's newer and has over 280,000 cars pass it each day! We're quite sleepy now which is understandable after a very productive ...
... was not particularly difficult. There were difficult moments, for sure, but it was not logistically difficult to plan and make travel arrangements. All we needed was a "to do" list and an Internet connection. And away we went. We owe much to Kayak.com, Airbnb.com, Hotels.com and Tripadvisor.com. They were our go-to websites. I also gleaned a lot of tips from other RTW (round the world) traveling families. Our hats off to those who went before us.
... it all day, the view seemed to be "we've been here before, but we are down to our last pitchers, we don't stand a chance". I guess that just added to the thrill when they won because the celebrations in the streets were high and the horn tooting and yelling went on for hours. There was lots of high fiving in the street ... it was a great atmosphere. We had a late dinner at a cool diner right by our hotel and then headed back to crash. Tomorrow we ride the golden gate bridge - ...