The Surrey Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... we are the ability to be "home".
And let's face it, for all the very real stress it can be and challenges it brings, we love what we do, we love the adventure, and we honestly feel so privileged to live it out.
What is God calling you to do?
We've come to know first hand that His way is certainly our best, and the peace and fulfillment that is found in that place is beyond anything you could imagine.
... I should maybe try and look reasonably respectable for meeting my mum at the airport. I figured if I looked particularly jaded she might think I had given up the will to live whilst living overseas.
I opened up my carry on cleanser and due to the air pressure, the little bottle literally went SPLAT everywhere all over the vanity mirror in the tiny little plane toilet. Oh dear. Next challenge was to attempt to brush my teeth, with a toothbrush no bigger than my pinky. ...
... rush of people visiting. There is something just lovely about sitting on a ferry in the sun whizzing across a perfectly blue sea. The ferry arrived at a point with no town at all which seemed a bit odd but a short walk a little way from the road through some local bush and we were in the main, very small, town. I was kind of expecting to find young buskers out on the streets, there are plenty in the city, saxophone duets breaking out of upstairs windows, parades down the ...
... back will be downhill so we can coast.....right? We went to the parking area near the beach and needed to take a walk. Both of us. I saw a local and asked about a gas station and he said "naw. The closest is in Auckland. No worries you can make it". I sure hope so! We went to the beach and put our toes in the water. The rips were strong and way far out you could see all the surfers. We took in the beauty and took some pics. Did I mention the sand was black? ...
... the glaciers! Got back at 4 and had to find somewhere to stay..had a bit of a tease as we went back to our original franz josef backpackers and there was one cabin left, bonus we thought on our first try. So we unpacked the car and headed to the room, only to find someone else in it...they forgot they had booked someone else in! Back in the car to find a place to sleep, finally we got a 1965 cabin with a terrible toilet!! 6 flushes just for a piece of toilet paper! After checking ...