The Grand Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Grand Hotel Whangarei
All was good. The facilities were good. The room size was good.
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We left our little town house in quaint Parnell in Auckland today and took the highway heading North. Finally we feel as if we are really in a different country. Within an hour we travel through vast landscapes of endless fields of cattle with calves and sheep with frolicking lambs. Huge fern trees ...
... islands got their name - there are a couple of stories. The first is that the "poor knights meal" used to be fried bread (when it had gone bad) with jam on top, and the people who first discovered the island came, it was covered with the red flowers that show in December. The second story is that knights used to get buried with their shield on their chest and their feet pointing north - and from a distance, that is what the islands look like.
On our way back, ...
... easy as we will be doing a lot of driving over the next three weeks. Petrol also looks cheap at just over a pound a litre.
We are heading today to a bed and Breakfast called Eden House at Whangerei about two and a half hours north of Auckland. Like Glasgow the motorway runs right through or should I say over the centre of Auckland. The airport is on the south side so we travel through the city and then through seemingly endless suburbs till the motorway ends ...
After quite a nice sleep I got up feeling refreshed and had a shower, sorted my bag out, then had pancakes for breakfast 3 for $2 amazing!!!! I had two with chocolate spread and banana, and one with lemon and sugar... They where soo good!! Then got on bus to Townsville.. It was a too long bus journey and the bus was nice and had aircon which was good, we made one stop on the way at a cafe then Arrived in Townsville at half 1, the ferry wasn't ...
So I was up at 5 this morning, got ready and walked to bus stop to catch bus to the airport, there was loads of drunks walking around Auckland at that time of morning but luckily it didn't take long for the bus to turn up... I then almost fell asleep on the bus on my way to the airport! When I got there I went and checked in then went upstairs and used internet, I then went through security and ...
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