Oaks Residences Auckland
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... we were delayed by freight loading and so weren't in the air till 16.35. Not many clouds, so could watch the island below. The Tahiti newspaper today, Monday, reported really heavy winds and rain Saturday night and Sunday on Moreau, where we go later in the week, and cloud with sunny spells for Papeete. Flight four hour forty minutes. Air Tahiti, therefore French Polynesian and French speaking.
An hour in to the flight we have ...
After breakfast at 7:00, Paul drives a small group of us over to Mt Maunganui beach for an early swim in the surf. Its still pumping and a strong sweep is running towards the rip in the corner so we take some advice from a local and head around the corner to a more sheltered beach. The water is cool-ish but nice enough once you are in. After a half-hour or so we head back to the hotel to clean up and check out.
... small!! Christchurch was a real eye opener, it is pretty much a ghost town, as even 4 years after the earthquake there is still massive reconstruction going on. They have a square called restart,Nakhichevan is all shops in containers, it was pretty funky, but really quite devastating. 180 lives were lost in the earthquake. On the positive the roads were really fun to drive on. Finally found some lunch and headed to the beach to eat it..that was short lived, the sun was baking but ...
... up a conversation - he was quite interesting and pointed out a few landmarks. We had a wander up the main street of Devonport, which had great shops and cafes, before catching the ferry back to the city.
Next we wandered through the Viaduct to the Wynyard Quarter, an area revitalised for the Rugby World Cup and full of hip industrial-themed eateries and bars. It was hot so we headed up to Victoria Park for a seat in the shade, ...
... Settling in was a bit hard for me because of a small Jetlag, every minute forgetting my phone, my paperwork etc. but I did survive with help of the other two dutchies Annemiek and Woudina.
In the evening before dinner we had the meeting with the G adventure group, after a small welcoming/meeting round and the meaning of the whole tour, we headed out to next door for a pizza and chat with the group to get to know each and every one of them! ...