Quest On Nelson Serviced Apartments
Travel Blogs from Auckland
... not the tax avoiding monster company, but a very laid back skater-type establishment). Connor bought a wallet and was served by a very friendly and like-minded guy who went on to tell us about his first trip snowboarding the previous week, which only served to make us even more excited about our boarding week. After wondering about the shops, buying my first ever pair of Canterburys from a very friendly (see a trend?) and fellow England Rugby team-hater in the ...
... surprised by how much it
was...£25pp plus £80 for our small camper! Times that by two, as we
went form north to south and then back from south to north two weeks
later and we spent too much on it...maybe just go one way and so
start in Auckland, do the north, cross over and do the south and fly
out of Christchurch. Turns out this is what most people do but we
just hadn't realised. Good job we enjoyed the ride and I didn't get
... one beer jug led to another, which led to another which then led to another 3 or 4 more, which led to a drunken kebab, and a night I'm the irish bar down the road, in which they played cringy pop music from the naughties and 90's. I was in my element, not going to lie, absolutely loved it! 28/4 The day to pick up the camper. I'm glad I'm not driving today. Pete is incredibly hungover. Not quite as bad as the day we went to the reef, but close! We had a quick bite to eat and got ...
... on the bus and talk to them about ourselves and our trip. After our journey through the mountains, we arrived in Hot Water Beach where we got changed and went straight to the beach. The idea was that you dig a hole in the sand and hot water fills the hole and you can sit in it. We attempted a few holes but none of them seemed to be working so we nicked someone elses who had finished with theirs. The water was scolding and we all managed to burn our feet in it! We ended ...
... to remember but onward and upward and the drive to Auckland was straight forward and now we are being entertained by Graham and Ali who are great hosts. Grahams brother and his wife were staying as well after travelling from Canada so there was a full house last night.
For lunch today we went to a small bay looking out onto some islands the weather was great and I had the best kg of Mussels ever and the last touch of the sea.