James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
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... many people in them. It was a Saturday night, and it could have easily been North Street in Brighton at 9am on a Sunday - dead. Very strange.
Emma's housemates were having a few people over for some drinks before heading out into town so we hung out with them for a bit, but we were knackered so didn't head out with them.
Before heading to Te Papa we first went to the Sunday fruit and veg market, a bit of a Wellington institution. It was packed and full ...
... at a little quirky pub for German hot dogs and burgers. Then we wondered round the shops and bought lots of fancy dress for St Patricks night. We all got dressed up and face painted and had a party in the hostel before heading to a few Irish bars and finishing in Burger ...
... country, everyone shared a common interest in travel, outdoors and learning so that helped make everyone get along. 3. New Zealand. Just gorgeous...friendly people, interesting culture. I will always feel a great fondness for this country after this trip. 4. Weather. Couldn't have been more perfect. We were very very lucky. Those of us who were on a tour for a first time ( and all signed up with great trepidation) agreed with Jerry....we aren't going ...
... randomly popped into the local pharmacy to ask for some advice about the cut on my foot and the woman there rang me straight in for an appointment at the doctors for 2ish. It was the coolest surgery I've ever been to, the reception desk was shaped like the bow of a boat and there was nautical stuff everywhere.
My doctor was real nice and chatty but he basically said 'Yep your foot is infected, here are some tablets.' Unfortunately for me ...
... can't know about yet. As well as all the amazing Lord of the Rings stuff, there was a lot of stuff from other films and computer games, including a full size, working Warthog from Halo 3. It was a nerd heaven.
On our last day we did our tourist duty and went to the big museum in Wellington. It was pleasant.
Wellington's a really nice city as well, you should go too. Just don't stay in the same near-windowless hostel we stayed in.