Teal Motor Lodge

479 Gladstone Rd., Gisborne, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gisborne

Day 2 & stuck in the sand

A travel blog entry by steffielou


Well it was a lovely start to the morning, I pretty much got up, put on my bikini and went straight into the sea for a brisk morning dip. A great way to start the day! However it appeared that we weren't alone on the beach as we had first thought. As we walked back to the tent some random old guy drove up to us on his quad bike and said something along the lines of ' If you ladies want to jump on the back of my quad I can take you to ...


A travel blog entry by sojealous

... rose wine called Kim Crawford.We drink the wine in the car to get out of the wind and watch fire helicopters collecting sea water. We later discover the fire was in the bush just around the corner from the campsite and although some people were evacuated from their homes no real damage was done. By 9.45 they have everything under ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


... or coriander, chopped

Heat oil and sauté onion and sausage (if using). Add tomato paste, sumac, chili sauce, verjuice and water. Keep stirring for about 10 minutes. Add tomatoes, lentils, corn, chickpeas and frozen peas. Cover and simmer for ten minutes or so. Add fresh herbs, salt if necessary and serve.

Keeps well and is great for ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


We were both awake for sunrise this morning (wipe that smirk off your face Al Hitchcock – no hardhats were harmed in the making of today's blog). Photos were taken from the door of our camper. Spectacular. Then a container ship cruised on by on the horizon just in time to have its photo taken.

We tackled the road out of Waihau Bay. Not nearly as scary today – a combination of calmer weather and having already travelled the road before.


The first city in the World to see the sun

A travel blog entry by lorna.burnell


... beach front is also very pretty. I arrived in Gisborne to cloudy skies, and it was still cloudy in the morning. So we never got to see the sun rise in the first city on Earth to see the sun! I went for a bike ride along to the beaches of Wainui and Makorori which was very scenic. I also went to the Titirangi Park on Kaiti Hill, here there is a lookout near to the summit which provides a great view of the city and surrounding ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 479 Gladstone Rd., Gisborne, is near Matawhero Wines, Montana Wines, and Longbush Wines.
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