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- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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We woke up to still quite a sleepy little village which is not what we were expecting! Apparently the sea was so rough at the entrance to the harbour due to high winds that the cruise was unable to enter and has had to cancel! We had arranged to do a Dolphin cruise with Blackcats, which is a site that I look after at work, we were originally booked …
Today we leave our little quirky apartment and head to the Banks Peninsula, an historic French settlement in the heart of an ancient volcano! It is made up of loads of little bays On the way over the mountains the views were incredible, however we are once again driving through the clouds. We stopped off at a place called Barry's Bay Cheese Making …
... like a shaggy small mammal. After our wildlife excursion we had a mackerel and cannelini bean salad with supergreens powder. We then headed to woodend beach holiday home for our final night in our camper. The grounds were lovely and large, close to the windy but nice beach. We finished our procured wine, had some lamington cake, cheese and a brown egg fried rice meal for dinner to use up all the ...
... placemats, and furniture all set out as if it was only yesterday that these places still had customers... how sad. Parts of the city just seem empty... we barely even saw people walking around. Just picture some tumbleweed drifiting past. But it is not all doom and gloom, as some parts of the city have indeed been reconstructed... my favourite part being the shipyard container shopping and foodtruck area. Such a cool idea! Empty shipyard containers ...
... volatile and constantly moving upwards each year. The signs of massive mountainside slips are everywhere, luckily mostly away from the roadway. The view up at the sheer mountain with their white tops is spectacular.
Our next stop is Franz Joseph, where we hope to get close up and personal to the two glaciers and Mt Cook – unfortunately all is weather dependant and the forecasts don’t look promising.
By for now,
Graeme & ...