Quest On Nelson Serviced Apartments
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... worse version of McDonald's believe it or not) and were all set for our three hour journey across the Tasman Sea. After a smooth flight on the South Pacific's version of EasyJet (JetStar) and Abbie being attacked by a drug sniffer dog eager for the remnants of bananas in her bag (this also happened last time she came to NZ), we were all settled into our hostel in the blustery capital of NZ, Auckland, in next to no time.
The following day took us on a tour of the ...
... lights burning above you. One of the best experiences of our trip yet!
Rotorua is approximately 2 hours away from Waitomo but the drive is absolutely spectacular and you barely notice the time as you drive past rolling green meadows and forests with streams passing through them. There is also plenty of cows along the way, with not as many sheep as we would have expected.
Rotorua announces herself with the strong smell of rotting eggs greeting ...
... and over rolling hills and countryside. The time past pretty quickly with such amazing views around each bend. You then would just land upon small villages in between. But everywhere just seems deserted half the time. You very rarely see people out walking, mowing their lawns, children playing etc. Where is everyone? You may see the occasional couple strolling along the beach, maybe a farmer in his field, or someone selling oranges by the roadside, even cars and ...
... thing to do when Lewy is asleep - so Chelsea and I went and shopped at DFO while the dutiful husband watched the little one.
We were fortunate enough to be in Melbourne when the Dream works exhibition was on, so this was a great opportunity to fill up an hour or so. Lewis and Chelsea both loved it, and just quietly so did Ray and I. It was pretty amazing.
Back on the plane we headed for ...
and pay it off before they shut and left us having to spend another
day there. It was though, our one and only 'free' night camping at
Reid's farm, which was very basic and, due to the rain, very muddy,
but hey, it was free! Continuing the drive down, we fought the
slippery bends right along the lake and around but with the weather
still not great we still didn't see much of it. The bad weather seem
to follow us with rain and coldness filling ...