Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland Airport
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... I could live here :)
Its been quite a foody week too (icase you haven't gathered already), which has been great. Naughtiness everyday, at markets and shops we've gone round trying bits and pieces, and ive had great meals that ive not been able to cook in hostels that much. Also fit in abit of shopping which always goes down well. although not for my rucksack. its rather heavy and bulging now so ive bought a carry on bag with wheels. ...
... trying out our seats on the train, watching children going to school etc. when I spotted something between the pillars of the platform, something big moving, something with a celebrity X on it! I think we've managed to get a photo.
So what did we see on our journey north:
Bumpy hills that looked exactly like the shire from Lord of the Rings
Llama & alpaca
Small isolated townships.
Wooden clapboard ...
... fully satisfy this wish, we donned our wetsuits, helmets and headlamps once again and headed over 100m underground for a spot of black water rafting. This included crawling through narrow tunnels to a hidden waterfall, jumping off ledges into the dark abyss, riding a hydro slide and most importantly, navigating our way through the cave using the spectacular bioluminescent qualities of the glow worms with nothing but an inner tube to keep us afloat. After ...
... assumed on Sunday was an agave (see picture caption) was in fact an aloe. We all enjoyed our do it yourself sandwich making with cheese, ham, tuna, ploughman's pickle and bread rolls on the bench of the rondaal. The visitor centre provided me with a post prandial coffee and we launched into a tour round the garden especially the sculptures. The children had to note on their quiz leaflet what materials had been used for the ...
... was not long enough after all these long crazy days. I can’t wait to be able to sleep in tomorrow!
Said our final goodbyes to everyone during the night shift, and found we were gifted with a bottle of wine from one family, a box of chocolates from my favorite family, and $300 in tips between 3 families ($50 each!). That’s been the most I’ve made in tips, but when you think about it…we just ...
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