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... Zealand team was playing England on the tellie (see how I pick up the lingo - smirk) in the bar and England was getting trounced !! We asked how the game was played and after listening to them explain for a good 20 minutes, I have to admit I'm still in the dark on what the heck they are doing with that ball and paddle. Sigh!!
... Eastbourne to collect Paua shells. It was a really windy afternoon and we walked along the stony beach with the sea pounding in our ears and the waves crashing agound us. We felt quite wind blown but we found lots of shells.
A final stop at Lower Hutt to stock up with gifts and supper and on home to eat it before packing up ready to fly tomorrow.
... selection is absolutely superb – cases and cases filled with the most delectable eats. We had a coffee here and got our lunch for later, an experience made even better as Sis had a 25% off voucher. Hooray for bargains!
Our route took us off the SH1 at Masterton through the Wairarapa towards Riversdale; we’d heard so much about it and I had formed a picture in my head of a flattish area filled with vines ...
... apparently) so quite a few turn up
every day and they fly very close to you too.
We then set off for Martinborough to find somewhere to stay the night. On the way into town we spotted one of the wineries that had been recommended (by Chris) – the Martinborough
Vineyard. There was a very good deal there – I tried 11 wines ...
The afternoon was spent reading and chilling while Sis & B-in-L went for a walk, then the sun came out & restored our views – its so nice just to sit and drink them in whilst being warm & cosy inside. The sunset was correspondingly nice, especially when viewed whilst drinking white wine.