Park View Motor Lodge
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No we haven't come home. We are in Hamilton a larger town in central North Island of New Zealand. Temporary home is another well equipped motel room.
On our usual discovery walk around town, we noticed the cinema was now showing The Hobbit ... but more important was still showing Skyfall.
Woohoo!!! We …
... take away shop were full and closed! Lucky us, we still had our surviving pack: instant noodles with red wine! DelishJ We enjoyed ourselves outstanding, with this wine and having a ‘6 dorm room’ all for ourselves!
The day after we woke up early to see the sunrise. Eventually there were to many clouds to see it, but anyway, we have eaten our breakfast (read: dry crackers) on the beach! Then we visited the famous kauri forest named: Waipuoa ...
... chewing their cud and even sleeping. They lay down about 4 hours a day except in winter when they stand all the time. We were hoping to watch the milking process and were thinking we would actually be helping to manually milk the cows but his cows are not producing milk right now. They are on mooternity leave. They are all pregnant and will birth their calfs in a few months. A calf is a by-product of the dairy business and only the best 20% of ...
... which again sent half a tonne of water up my nose-I clearly have not not the hang of it! Highlight was floating through the caves in total darkness with just gloworms above you on the ceiling. That was pretty neat. Unfortunately no photos for today because although I bought a USB with photos on, I can't seem to put them onto this blog :( Again, hot and sunny on the weather ...
... NZ bush with a well maintained pathway.
Then it was into Raglan for lunch. Raglan is a beach side holiday town and is the nearest town to the beach at Manu Bay which is one of the best west coast surfing beaches and home to international surfing competitions.
After a fish and chip lunch we walked around Raglan then off for afternoon tea with Judy's ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPark View Motor Lodge Hamilton
Very welcoming arrival. Rooms were clean and very comfortable. Excellent for our short stay.
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