Elliott Street Hotel Auckland
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... when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talents. What a tragedy if that moment finds them unprepared or unqualified for that which could have been their finest hour.”
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... and waited for him. He arrived within 10 minutes bearing a bottle of wine, which was really nice of him! He said that when he answered the phone, his first thought was 'why the **** is an English man calling me at 1 in the morning'. He thanked us again and took his dog. Well, there's no better reason to have another beer after doing such a kind deed! 6/5 The view of the inland lake was absolutely amazing. Shimmering in the sun lake with he perfect amount of yachts parked ...
And here we are at the end of our stay once more. Every year it gets more enjoyable, we meet more lovely people, we find more lovely places, we do more lovely things. I have spoken to people at home about motorhoming in New Zealand and some have said they have “heard”
that you can't freedom camp any more, you have to stay in sites. It isn't true – they are tightening up in some ways but the councils have to give a very good reason ...
... group had done the Bungy. So it was to be a solo jump for me. Which freaked me out. Ali was allowed to travel on the gondola across to the jump site with me, a slightly emotional ride, I could feel my legs shaking! Got harnessed up and then up and out to the ledge, was told to jump on 1,2,3... And I stood rooted to the spot. A firm but fair word from the staff there and the next 1,2,3.....I jumped, arms out wide and 134 metres into the canyon. This was 100% one of the ...
... farm on a beautiful afternoon ended our visit there. I did have a fun conversation with Dorothy about celebrating Christmas. Even though it is mid summer, they have a "heavy" meal of turkey, potatoes etc. they have decorated Christmas trees but because it is light out so late, people don't decorate their houses with lights....but she said they are starting to adopt that practice and her town had a Christmas light contest this year. Of course they had to ...
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