Shepherds Arms Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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Wellington is at the bottom of the North Island of NZ and it is quite a vibrant city built around a harbour and as we witnessed today, a very windy city. We chose to walk along the waterfront to the City Centre which is about a 30 minute walk even though it felt like 90 minutes on the way back. Wellington is the home of a magnificent Te Papa Museum which has ...
... trekked to see them. It was very up and down but good to stretch our legs after the last couple of days in the car. They are quite spectacular so the trip all felt worthwhile. Then we set off for Wellington as we had booked to do the Night tour at Zealandia so wanted to get sorted first.
We had a bit of time before the night tour so we set off to go up the Cable Car. It takes you from Lambton to the top of the Botanical gardens. It was opened ...
... the sky was soo blue! When we first got there is was so clear we could see Mount Taranaki in the distance, Martin was speechless. The start of he walk was quite fast and you walk around mount Doom. Also saw a couple of waterfalls. After that was a major climb which is known as The Devils Staircase, you found out really really quick why it was named that. Once you got to the top though it was great because you saw the Red Crater – from when the volcano had erupted, The views ...
... glorious Eastbourne is for views and access to fun things to do. Back on the beach Mary headed back while we combed the beach for shells- see collection- there had been some strong southerly winds since we arrived and there were rich pickings.
By now we were running short of time and stopped off to buy a wallet for Ruthy- shopping in Wellington was so good we barely had time for coffee before we had to meet up at WETA Studios. Sandy had gone to pick up Kate ...
Firstly, may I apologise for the chronic lack of travel writing. Fear ye not, it is not that I have been so busy with my eventful life in New Zealand that I have forgotten to write in it but quite the opposite. It is now winter in Wellington and believe you me is it cold. Having managed to craftily avoid winter last year by basking in the heat of Queensland, this year I have been treated to the joys of freezing cold gale force winds which threaten regularly to blow ...