Travel Blogs from Palmerston North
... sheltering cloak and the glass entrance includes 6 pillars representing Maori gods, eg, Tangaroa God of the sea. These lead into a wharenui designed for meeting and welcoming, a sacred space. There are no classrooms as such, rather the journey from young to old is symbolised through a progression of spaces that symbolise the family and community. Central to this is a large, fabulous kitchen and dining area that is available to families ...
... In the winter with fresh snowfall it looks much whiter.
We encountered an ice cave that was created, and we were told, the next day it could be gone! Also saw some pretty blue streaks in the ice which is due to no air incorporated into the freezing process, therefore allowing the color of blue to be reflected.
This was quite the experience to have been able to walk on such a creation by mother nature.
A huge day … we have moved a whole 15kms today from Woodville to Mangatainoka!
Our first stop this morning was up at Te Apiti wind farm. We have been looking at these wind turbines on the horizon, but wanted to have a closer look. The lookout has a 70m turbine right in the middle of the carpark. I love wind farms. So we parked up and put the kettle on before going ...
... nothing really serious and all is now good. It did scupper our plans for a girlie weekend in Wellington (so i avoid the fancy dress party) but instead I had an extra 36 hours with the family. We had steaks with Nana and Popa on Saturday night and watched the rugby, roast lunch on Sunday and i flew out of Palmy on Sunday night and to top it all my flight was free as I managed to get it with my ...
... repetitively green) and stopped in Martinborough (supposedly a wine region, although we only saw one vineyard) to have a picnic of sandwiches. We had to eat in our car for it was just a little too cold in the park. We were hoping for warmer weather in the North island, but so far we haven’t found it. I guess we have to go more North still. God, I hope it warms up, especially at night!
The scenery here is ...
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