Hotel Grand Chancellor Auckland Airport
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... a glass box preserved to make it look like its alive! I also experienced a simulation earthquake where we stood in a house the the entire building moved, this was interesting as it gave me a feel of how it would feel to actually experience one, this is probably one of the major reasons why i can't see myself living in this country, i would hate the thought of feeling that in real life and not knowing when it would happen. I was SO tired after this so I went back to travelodge and fell ...
... walk around town again to find some souvenirs, and then lunch back at the hostel. As this was a "use all the food leftover in your cool bag" lunch, it consisted of cheese and crackers, two bean burgers, followed by pancakes (with Nutella, or just dry, for Mr H). We then had a walk around Parnell, which is a posh suburb, with fancy shops and bars, on our way to the Auckland Museum and Wintergardens. We ...
... waves coming in to cool us I think we would have been scalded by the water! It was a truly amazing phenomenon and a great start to the trip. Later that day we walked down to Cathedral Cove, a particularly scenic spot on the coast and our first opportunity to swim in the sea (the rip tides are particularly bad at Hot Water Beach so swimming is not allowed). As I progress around the world the sea seems to get colder though, and this was even colder than Australia so I didn't ...
We only had a three hour drive back down south, this time we followed the east coast line. Along the way we had to pay the toll, remembering to also pay for the journey up. The scenery did not throw up anything new and the prospect of the urban delights of Auckland, New Zealand's biggest city, was actually quite exciting. With a population of about 1.5 million, one third of the countries population, we should be in for some vibrant atmosphere and some hustle bustle ...
Sun 22 Dec: Only a 400 metre climb from the base 328 metres above sea level to the top of Volcan Cerro Negro and then for most, sandboarding down.
Mon 23 Dec: Leon with the largest Gigantona in the world (photo ...
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