The Mill House
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Yesterday we drove from Dunedin to the Otago Peninsula and then to Oamaru.
I had a great time in Dunedin with my favorite parts being the Speights Brewery, The Settlers Museum, and the Cadbury Chocolate factory.
I was not very impressed with the Otago Peninsula but that might be because we didn't spend much time there.
I only ...
Last night was very chilled, we headed to the supermarket after dinner to get essentials (cookies, smarties, milk and custard!) and had an early night. The weather isn't great today, cloudy and chilly, more like an English summer than a kiwi summer. First stop was the steampunk HQ museum in Oamaru (www.steampunkoamaru.co.nz) which is a quirky science fiction museum, it shows unusual steam-powered devices, examples ...
... start coming ashore until night fall, they accumulate about 500 yards off shore in large groups called rafts making their way slowly towards the shore they come ashore in large groups, helped in part by the waves. They then scramble up the shore and cross in front of the 2 seating areas to get to their nesting boxes.
Interesting facts given to us by our guide, the little blue penguin is only 12 inches high and ...
... we heard a noise, a loud, dull squarking noise, not something you expect from a tiny penguin. Grumpy was throwing Dopey out. Dopey proceeded to waddle up and down the decking, not really sure what to do! We watch, quite amused, for a while before retreating to the warmth of the camper.
Later, when went out to brush our teeth Dopey was still hanging out on the decking. We assume they made up at some point during the night though as neither of them was there come the ...
... scrubbed walls and did anything that needed doing. We were happy to help Kelly with her odd jobs and we’d love to return to see how our plants have grown!
Our first trip was with all of the wwoofers, to the Elephant Rocks, which were used as a filming location for Aslan’s Camp in the first Narnia film. We drove about 40 minutes from the hostel and spent a while climbing on the rocks and taking photos. It was another really sunny ...