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... better condition than the one we used on the way up. Despite a brief pause in the rain, it's coming down even harder when we get back to the road. The Mountain Rescue have assembled here in force - it's just an exercise at the moment, but who's to say they won't be needed for real before the day is out?
The whole "day walk" has taken less than two and a half hours. No photographs (not by me, anyway). But at least we've got a decent lunch spot, sheltered from the weather. In the ...
... doing the Kiwi Experience, although it's more expensive then the Naked Bus, it seems as if that's what all the travelers go on, and seeing as i'm a loner on my travels I think this will be my best option to make friends.
Other stops on my travels include Cambridge NZ to see one of my oldest friends Emma who works on a stud farm out there and Sydney as my friend Sophia is getting married in Hunter Valley and i'm a bridesmaid for the first time which is very ...
... Laverbread is boiled seaweed, which came in a little bowl, all squidgy and dark green on the plate.
But good. And oh so good for you too.
A selection of exciting bread, and we were done.
Top marks were awarded for the breakfast.
But even more than that, as we walked around the garden, which is lovely, the whole place has an air of calm about it. Friendly, unhurried and calm.
So what happened that night?? The 'bang' which woke us all up? Upon waking up from a fitful slumber, I reached out to pick my jeans up and found it soaking wet!! It was laying on one of our bags and there seem to be water all over the bag too. Looking in the direction the water could have come from, was a upturned kettle. What caused the kettle to tip?? Ah ha the mirror on the dressing table which was probably held up by double sided tape, slipped ...
Well,Tom has done the main observations of NZ so I thought I would add a few of my own and also give you a bit of a language glossary!
Some of the sights that have surprised me the most are to do with Health and Safety. I guess when people said 'oh i have heard it is like the UK was 50 years ago' this is one of the reasons why. There is a primary school down the road and very often when me and Amy drive past the kids ...