James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor
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... our tour, and we had a 45 minute drive back into downtown Wellington. Whenever we were in our van, Elaina would play behind the scenes clips, movie clips, trailers, and other neat videos on a big tv screen in the van. It was really neat addition to the tour.
We arrived back in Wellington at around 2 30, dropped off one tourist, picked up 3 others, and headed to Mount Victoria to where several scenes from the hobbit forest were filmed. ...
... are completely invisible to the young unless they need a ride in our car- we probably are not going back to hostels!
Either way- I would have LOVED being here as a young person and will suggest it to my kids as a nice break between undergrad and real life.
... is held every 2 years for the international arts festival. It's called the Power Plant and I wasn't allowed to take photographs so if you want to see photos you can Google the event because it's kind of hard to describe! Basically you walk in a loop track around the gardens for an hour and various lighting and sound installations are set up throughout. Some of it I walked on my own which was a bit spooky, but mainly it ...
... 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 ...
... are getting harvested as increased moisture in the wheat etc. drops the price they are paid.
Of course, this time of year, snakes are abounding and I believe that each oen of our 3 campuses has had the pleasure of a visit inside the unit. Needless to say – I was not there. The signs and photographs up on all the walls are a little disturbing and would put most people off. I can tell you now that if they bring the snake in, dead or alive I ...