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Saturday night, Angie is feeling a little stressed due to her job and last minute arrangements for our holiday back to the UK. I on the other hand have just knocked the top of my second bottle of Becks. Settling down to watch the footie while Angie takes a bath.
... been susceptible to floods though people still decided to settle here. Our Top 10 Park is on the ocean and you can hear the waves from our room. Getting to a destination in the sunshine is much appreciated. We headed straight for town and treated ourselves to a meal at one of the towns two main eateries. A nice change from melas made on hot plates in our room - as good as they are. Sun is in the forecast - ...
Happy Easter from NZ!
As we drive through the Southern Alps, looking more at the spectacular surrounds and doing less, a snapshot of our life on the road has been swirling in my head.
Some random memories I'd like to keep:
- We have booked one-way tickets. Admittedly, we did secure the last points-based ticket we could find to return home in May, but we have always ...
... so I was slightly late for tea. When I entered the dining room literally everyone all at once turned to stare at my legs, it was hilarious! There was no kitchen to cook your own food so everyone was cooked a massive pork roast dinner, it was beautiful, I have missed gravy so much! It was then back to the workshop to finish painting myself and strap myself into my dinosaur outfit! I had such a great afternoon making it, the prize of a $190 canyon swing was ...
... in the rain.
We then had a luggage scrum....... And picked up the car for the onward journey in a waiting room of car rental desks with a lot of people. You pick the car up along the platform, it was another automatic. Good views by the sea and the road got a bit remote but we found a small cafe in a village called Hari Hari good latte and a savoury muffin.
Got to The lodges we were staying at which are great, our own patio with ...