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... mail address. HMPHF! Not my bank account. You can mail a check thanks.) We really need it to show up before the cruise leaves on Sunday.
It took 3 hours to get what luggage we had, through immigration (with all those people) and through customs (with all those same people). Good news was the first thing we saw when we walked outside was our shuttle to the hotel.
Got checked in, and walked next door to Tony's Lord Nelson. Wonderful lamb. Not ...
... found it most fascinating. Rangitoto island is just a short name. The island’s real name is Te Rangi-i-totongia-ai-te-ihu-o-Tamatekapu a which means "The day that Tamatekapua had a bloody nose."
Legend has it that the spot where the volcano erupted was the spot where Hotorua faught Tamatekapua and made his nose bleed.
The reason for the fight is that Tamatekapua was visiting Hotorua and Hotorua did not like how Tamatekapua was looking at his wife. ...
... 3 nights. Took a walk around downtown Auckland and then the harbour area (busy place with ferries and excursion boats coming and going all the time) before settling on a Spanish restaurant, on the harbour, for dinner. Not much more to say about today, but we're looking forward to our trips over the next two ...
... the hot pools for skin conditions or for treating arthritis and the mud from the pools is good for skin, making a 90 year old look 18. We were treated to a traditional Maori show that includes the Haka, the ancestral war cry made famous by the All Blacks rugby team with their bulging eyes and big fat tongues. I wouldn't have fancied being on Cook's boat back in 1769 and meeting these guys for the first time. Although sadly at that time, the Musket was ...
... our self guided tour of the wineries. We visited 7 vineyards in total and sampled some tasty Savs, some delightful Pinot Noirs and a good selection of bubbles. All washed down with a cheeky pie and the first of many cheese boards for the week. Surprisingly, we all managed to stay on our bikes despite the gale force winds which appeared on our way back in. That evening we visited Richard's family friends at Whitehaven winery, for some delicious Pinot Gris and a dinner ...