Monastery Country Retreat

Address: 212 B Newell Rd. R. D. 3, Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 212 B Newell Rd. R. D. 3, Hamilton, is near Hamilton Gardens.
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Travel Blogs from Hamilton

Paihia, and why Canadians hate dolphins

A travel blog entry by davidjhutchison on Oct 09, 2014

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... pretty cool. They were just kind of milling around having a wee feed on the fish on the reef. They were bigger than the ones in Fiji as these were bottle nose dolphins and not common dolphins. Brett's hatred of dolphins stems from their liking of sex. Dolphins are the only other animal that a has sex for fun. Because of this there is a massive problem in the dolphin community with rape. Males get a shot of testosterone and's on. The females are constant ...

Day 22. Constellation partially obscured

A travel blog entry by davidmilnes81 on Sep 19, 2014

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... stop, lunch. We'd seen a pub with lunch time meals for $10 (5). Two pizzas for a tenner, we were pleased with the cheap deal (we'd soon be shocked though as takeaway Domino's was a steal at $5 a pizza).
On the road, fully stocked and ready for our adventure, we were so excited, loving our new home on wheels. It was Friday and we were heading to Ritchie's. Rich played hockey with David and I at Norton, Middlesbrough (the tour star tat is also blackened on Richie's botty - ...

February/ March, first experiences in New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by crissy.huberts on Feb 20, 2014

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... So what I mean to say is, the Maori and Kiwi have sometimes their ‘own’ values and also their own culture…It is very interested to see. Moreover, I have been to a ‘living’ Maori village where the people are still living together. They are really spiritual and believe in the after life. Further they have their own habits such as: Hangi and Hongi; way of cooking food. Maoris say ‘hello’ by pressing their noses together in ...

A long drive!

A travel blog entry by steffielou on Feb 14, 2014

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... guy was having none of it! Kelly was about to argue our case but we thought it didn't really matter too much and it was only $10 a night so it really wasn't too bad in the grand scheme of things. We drove the car back into town and sat at the Harbour View Hotel with a pint of cider watching the world go by outside. Once Bobby and Kelly had joined us we took a stroll down to the beach round the ...

A Weekend in the Tron

A travel blog entry by aprilreid on Jan 19, 2014

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... and eating them by the water.

So my PUB of the day is

Peak: Taking my heels off and getting in the fountain to take a picture with the statue. Quite a few kids saw me and begged their parents if they could do the same.
Unexpected: Children swimming in the American Modernist garden. I felt like I had walked into someones backyard.
Bummer: Wearing heels! Need I say more.

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