The Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... they gave us the Monarch Butterfly chrysalis which did hatch into the most beautiful butterfly about 10 days later. We have two more crysalises ( chrysalisii.... :-/ ) from them, hanging in the bus at the moment but no signs of anything exciting happening anytime soon! Great to catch up and had a drive out to a pretty walk called the Nikau Loop Walk by the river on a beautiful hot sunny afternoon before we had to be on our way once more.
... van. We have started to get use to the bed in the van. We are using the one over the cabin. Now it may seem small but actually it's quite a little love nest (for sleeping) although those ladders can be a bit of problem.... Today was the first time we had to perform "maintenance " on the van e.g. The pooper scooper - that's when the first soaking happened - nothing to do with the pooper scooper! At least we seemed to remember to do everything....... We ...
... He builds life size displays and scale models to capture the past. So real like. Most people are casts of locals he has built with their permission building a cast from their faces. The little figures he molds from wax. You have to see it to believe it! There are two museums...one more traditional and one called traders and whalers which takes you on a boat ride...both excellent. He also has Mr ...
... after Christmas – in time for us all to get organised for New Year down the coast at a beach called Turakina. When we arrived other friends were already there, Adrian and Margaret (although poor Margaret had had to go to work), and John and Joyce and we set ourselves up in a big circle of buses. Jeremy put out our “wind blocker” sides on the awning of Bertie – something we were grateful for ...
... had already travelled 10-15km so doing the mental sums in my head, I though the 8 litres of fuel I got in the petrol container may not be enough (in hindsight we should have travelled back to the station to fill up!) Passing town after town with no petrol station we starting stressing a little and coupled with the fact that the phone line to the Bluebrigde was constantly engaged we could not say we will not be there in time to meet check-in. We then saw a Caltex station ...