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... in all it's glory has been granted. Yes travelling through the Sounds was as lovely as could be in the sun with a millpond sea. Lots of sea birds but no dolphins sadly. However as we reached the open Strait the tannoy announcement closing the viewing deck henceforth boded of things to come. A further announcement that we should all be seated really did begin to raise my blood pressure! Yes we were encountering the end of the latest Cyclone and that made for a very rough crossing. ...
... just a transition day before we took the Ferry to Wellington. We stayed at the coolest backpackers, Tombstone Backpackers on Gravesend drive! It was across the street from a cemetery! Oh and the front door was in the shape of a coffin. We didn't have much time here, but we were able to enjoy a glass of champagne in the hot tub over looking the ferry terminal. Despite the seizure inducing party lights around the gazebo, it was a wonderful end to a lemonade day.
... like penguins, but weren't sure, then as we walked back, we saw a dead baby penguin on the beach, which confirmed it! Also, found 7 inch mussel shells in pink green and blue, and those huge mother of pearl New Zealand shells the size of grapefruit. Just wondering if allowed through customs. They are called Puau shells. Simply love this site. Am looking out for passing whales and dolphins, none as yet! A & K ...
... and walked the short distance to the town which has a population of ~4000. Walking down main street there are many small shops selling local items such as socks, gloves and hats that are merino wool with possum wool that are supposed to be very warm and durable.After lunch on the ship we went on our tour, which is a Garden & Wine discovery tour. We boarded our bus and after 30 minutes arrived at Cloudy Bay Vineyards. Cloudy ay Vineyards was the winery that ...
... recently with 600 acres, a brand new wharf, and a couple of other outbuildings that went for $600,000 (that’s just shy of £300,000). According to Yahoo Answers (very reliable), this would be equivalent to a square area with a side of 1.5km. For £300,000! There are a few more of the houses for sale at the moment if anyone fancies it. As well as delivering the mail, you get time to view dolphins – we saw two types (Common and Dusky), and they ...
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