The Grand Hotel
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Let off some fireworks at Hannah's place. Went to Hannah's work and had a few interesting drinks. Was feeling pretty tipsy before long. Later went to the club and danced with a glow stick ring on my head (thanks Hannah?).
Time to hit the road and leave Auckland and the comfort of Chelseas lounge room floor and start making our way up North towards our next stint of volunteering. Booked tickets with Naked Bus from Auckland to Whangarei (pronounced Fungarei - as if things weren't confusing enough with mispronounced vowels there's the whole Wh / F thing to cope with). …
10.15 bus out of Paihia. The party bus, in that both Emma and Nicki were on it too. My party was short lived, as I was off at 11.30 on reaching Whangerai. It hasn't looked up to much when we stopped there on the way up, but my temporary friend, Daniel, had mentioned waterfalls and walking, and that was enough to make a night's stop feel worth it. I was picked up from the bus stop by graham, as the YHA is at the waterfall, 5km away from town. Graham gave me a short tour and I was, not for ...
Didn't have to get up this morning but still got up quite early as I didn't feel too good, went and had cereal and a cup of tea the got ready and walked into town, treated myself today! Decided to collect pandora charms from each country and then when I get back to England I will buy a bracelet and put them on it, so I brought a kiwi bird for New Zealand and ...
... then but there was a couple more people at the top and some girl just passed my mark! No ice cream for me!! We then went to Cape reinga and walked to the lighthouse, then went for lunch down the beach, it's a shame it wasn't nice weather otherwise it would have been nice to go for a swim.. We then headed back to Paihia and it was already 6.30!! I had dinner, showered then got into bed.. Plan to have a lay in, in the morning!! ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Grand Hotel Whangarei
All was good. The facilities were good. The room size was good.
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