CQ Comfort Hotel Wellington
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All packed up, we embarked upon our journey south to Windy Wellington, or Welly as it's known to locals. Having harped on about it we stopped at a McDs to try a Kiwi Legend. Mmm... A meat pie with cheese in it. Not content with its calorific value, we added fries and drinks. The fries were useful to soak up the excess pie juice, which was OK. At …
So we overnighted at the River city of Wanganui which is near the sea but rests on the banks of the Whanganui river (not a spelling mistake but town and river spelt differently). It is one of the oldest provincial type cities in New Zealand and as your blog writers discovered a claim well made as you can see from the pics we took - in nice warm sunshine! There is a long high street, Victoria Avenue and it is festooned with numerous colourful ...
... Baileys, a charming pub , for late lunch which included some of the best fries ever. We walked around the shopping area for a bit but then the two weeks started to catch up with us and we headed back to the hotel to crash. Our hotel, the Travellodge Wellington, is in a great location but very spartan. But it does have a microwave and a little fridge so Jerry walked to the supermarket for meat pies and drinks while I napped. It's hard to believe our two weeks is coming to an ...
... more accurate description might be along the lines of getting cramp in our hands from sitting on the brakes so much! Still, five hours of biking through the forest with the odd stop to admire the amazing scenery was a great way to spend the day. And at the end of it we deserved that cold beer on the waterfront. After a couple of days in Picton we caught the daily ferry across the Cook Straight to the North Island and the nation's capital city, Wellington. ...
... similar to lying back on a clear night and looking at the stars. The glowworms which are actually maggots illuminate brightly to attract the attention of anything flying around and catch their prey by dangling web-like spindles from the cave roof, trapping them. A really strange experience but definitely one I'll never forget making up for the fact my ass was gone numb from the freezing water.
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