Kingsgate Hotel Wellington
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... bad been hitting we got a decent
show even at lower tide.
On the road again, we drove down to Greymouth - the home of Monteiths
Brewery. A short tour and some free drinks later ($22 for a tour and
4 free drinks is excellent value!), we had experienced the brewery
and had a wander around the town.
Various lagoons, lakes, beaches and roadside eggs later, we arrived in Franz
Josef. One of the most famous stops for all tourists, Franz Josef is
home to one ...
... into it! You could just tell they were happy to play. One was swimming around me clockwise, one the other direction. We were spinning pretty fast and it was an incredible feeling to connect with these animals. I was in awe....when I stopped suddenly. I was gonna be sick. Dammit!! I wanna play with the dolphins! Suddenly, I couldnt hack it...I had to start swimming back to the boat. On my way back I attracted the attention of a few that grew to about 20 or more and ...
... well finishing in third place -11 points off the leaders.
The Golfing Widows
Today is an outlets shopping day at Otaki. Not quite the outlets shops we are used to back home, but nevertheless a shopping day. We did a lot of walking, but when it's for shopping, it's okay lol. We visited a lavender farm in the area that is run by a 70 year old lady who was so inspirational, cranky but inspirational. It is ...
26th - Set ourselves up for the day with a hotel breakfast. Today's drive was not too onerous and extremely pleasant until we hit Wellington. As the capital I suppose we should have expected the hustle & bustle of a city, but we had been used to the 'open road' for so long it came as a bit of a shock. The city is absolutely full of one way streets and try as we may, it took about 3/4 attempts before we were able to enter our ...
... which would be like a "1" in Thailand. The Kiwis are an adventurous people, but not when it comes to spicy food. It was early to bed that night, and the next morning, we checked out, stowed our bags, and spent the morning running errands and enjoying a quick breakfast. The most important of our errands involved getting a local "sim" card for Jenni's phone. Thankfully she had her phone unlocked prior to our trip, and for NZ$35, ...