The Surrey Hotel
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... the kids at the airport or that we upgrade to a larger vehicle. The kids are so tired that either option would have been fine but after a coffee we take the larger car.
Auckland is lovely - the biggest city in NZ but with a population of less than 1.5m it feels really quiet after the hustle and bustle of Asia. In fact Hong Kong with 7 milion has a bigger population than the ...
... a gorgeous rustic restaurant with (again) a very friendly waitress. After a bowl of chowder and a hot pie we were on our way again. We decided to take the 'alternative route' to Cathedral Cove on the east of the peninsula. I'm fact is was more like a dirt road but my god, was it a good choice. The road took us through the Coromadel Forest Park, covered in massive hills, deep valleys and rivers, with trees resembling a ...
... experiences, as Portugal lost to Germany 4-0... which I had to listen to over the radio :(
Tuesday wasn't as busy as Monday - we did some routine work on farms, and in the clinic.
Wednesday was really interesting - I assisted in the amputation on the right forelimb of a black lab that had a cancerous mass! The surgery went well, and I got to help close as well - and apparently I didn't do too bad :)
I left Wednesday afternoon back to Glasgow. On Thursday ...
... really do now is plan in our spare time, research then book. The lodge is really nice and we only work 4 days so it seems like we're never really working, but time passes quicker when we are. The Dutch couple are still here and we've become good friends with them. We often spend time sat outside in the evening talking away or comparing prices and passing advice on deals we've found or good websites. So we've booked our hostels for Australia now and have a ...
So today we fly to Fiji after a month in New Zealand. Well what can we say. We've met some awesome people & definitely made some bff's. We've eaten too many cookies, walked a lot and done 'the best' 'the number one' 'the top' and 'the you have to's' of everything in the Southern Hemisphere (kiwis like to exaggerate, a lot). I think we're both agreed that New Zealand is a place to come back too & we'll happily be anyone's tour guides ...