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- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Conference facilities
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... It was neat to chat with some American folks, the security guys were all ex armed forces – mostly Navy, so we chatted a bit about our past experiences while Ginette took care of the signatures. With the paperwork complete, we got the cab to take us back to the bus depot and we made our way around to our connection, before giving up and taking another cab to the ferry. As usual, we arrived ‘in the nick of time’ and jumped across the jetty as the boat pulled away. We ...
We were up bright and early at 5.00 to catch our flight to Kota Kinabalu and got in a taxi at 6.00. We were both pretty sad to be leaving Threehouse because it was such a nice hostel and Bindi, the lady who ran it was lovely. As we'd already checked in online, we just dropped our bags at the bag drop and went off to find some breakfast before we went through security (we weren't taking any chances this time!). The only places ...
... was "I come in peace". Viewed interesting tribal dances including the famous quick-footed bamboo pole striking dance. Topped it off with a big buffet lunch of rice, salted fish, spinach, cucumber, fish fillet, chicken and papaya. On returning to central KK, I re-located myself at the Ruby Hotel for $20. usd. Oh I forgot to mention I was tattooed by a headhunting tribesman!!
... or so in the water! Once we'd finished up here we headed over the road to see the Rafflesia flower - the largest flower in the world. With no season for them to bloom and only lasting 5-7 days once bloomed we were very lucky to see two at the same time. They were located on private land down a little dirt track hidden away from the general public but the 80-90cm diameter flower was impressive once we'd got there. A bright red colour it was pretty to look at ...
... them with me. Then thirdly on arrival at Auckland airport I was rearranging my things, put the glasses down, and would have walked off without (again). Thank goodness one of the team's kids asked if they were mine. I need a system to keep them close ... maybe those dreaded accountant spectacle lanyards or something.
It was fantastic finally getting to Blenheim and having my crew there to meet me. We had a tight five hug with AR squished in the middle.