Quest on Ward

42-47 Ward Street, Hamilton, North Island, 3204, New Zealand | Hotel
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Glowing reports of a sorts

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank

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... and Crowded House fame, and I confess we had some Enz playing in the car. Our destination were the Waitomo Caves, a series of limestone caverns noted for their glow worms - or "grow worms" as the many SE Asian tourists there called them (aren't I cheeky?). We declined the extreme caving but instead enjoyed a gentle stroll down cavernous pathways, admiring stalactites and stalacmites and getting occasionally dripped on. The glow worms ...

Tales from the Road...

A travel blog entry by wanderandwonder

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... round the shops, not that much was open since it was a bank holiday...oops! Then met Steven and sat down for a blether. He was really funny and told us loads of useful info about living in NZ, including where to go to get a car! Apparantly the car auctions here are much different to home and we are basically guaranteed a good run around for a decent price. He said Nissan was the best so im hoping for another wee Almera! He also said we could use his address to open ...

Where's Frodo?

A travel blog entry by rafaellcrow

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... a entree fee for getting on top of the tower. It's like deciding between these two options: either get a free hamburger, or buy a cheeseburger for 20 dollars. Only if it's worth the cheese, you'd choose the latter. Okay, I have to admit, that was a bad comparison.....
Still, the view was simply amazing. I happened to climb the volcano on a sunny day, which made it even more awesome. Can't wait for next week's trip to ...

Zigzagging coast to coast

A travel blog entry by eddim

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... as an abseil was to be lowered by our guide though this very narrow opening where we had to put our hand on our head and tuck our elbows in and legs straight, aptly named "the scream" because he turns out your light and his light before dropping you down at what seems like Mock One speed causing you of course to scream. Finally we were at the very bottom of the cave and started make our way through a loop of the cave, sometimes walking, crouching and ...

Dignitaries

A travel blog entry by flyingadventure

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... to Hamilton. We chose to forego the competition route again and to return to the volcanoes for a little more exploring. Mt. Ruapeho was no longer basking in the sun but Mt. Ngauruhoe was spectacular in it's 'throw in a couple virgins' volcano perfection. The drama was completed by Mt. Tongariro puffing steam. If we had had a soundtrack of heavy drum beats it would have been perfect!
From there we dashed up to Hamilton to make our 2 -3 pm arrival ...

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This hotel, located on 42-47 Ward Street, Hamilton, is near Hamilton Gardens and Hamilton Zoo.
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