- Continental Breakfast
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... Shepard's. (Please forgive me) So we are packed and ready to go. Billy (let's call Wayne Billy for the remainder of this blog, Unless of course he is in trouble then the W name will be used, let's be honest Billy trumps Wayne ESP in Paris) I digress, Billy claimed he had finished packing last night, I woke up to peruse his outfit selections I had to enquire why his jumpers and long sleeve tops didn't quite make the cut and why ...
... it's a spiritual place for The Maori people and often a place they travel to after someone's death. We started the trip in Paihia and headed north towards Ninety Mile Beach. It's named that because the first settlers estimated that they could travel 30 miles a day on horse back and it took 3 days to travel the length of Ninety Mile Beach. Therefore they estimated it was 90 miles long. They didn't however take into consideration that it takes longer to travel ...
We took an included bus tour of Auckland. It is Springtime here so saw a lot of colorful plants including wisteria, phlox, and bulbs. There is a mix of native trees and ones brought from Europe so palm next to magnolia next to pines and deciduous trees that are just budding. A tunnel was recently installed under the city for traffic. Some buildings were actually lifted, moved, then put back in place when the tunnel was done. Original Victorian facades are left in front of some ...
... iPad and then went to pick up Karly.
They had done a great job, she looked good!
We then went back home to get changed and ready for the family invasion for Xmas.
It was a great turnout. John’s sisters all came and husbands, as well as Ula. There were 20 people in all. The food was wonderful, including Yorkshire puddings.
An added bonus was that through Jayne, ...
... has become a must for all travellers. I was in heaven. Hannah ordered calamari. I can't even comment on the matter. Having already experienced a skydive back in Oz, and our bank balances now insufficient to fund a bungy jump, we had to find our adrenaline rush elsewhere. So we grabbed a gondola up Bob's Peak, whisking us up 450m and depositing us at the Skyline Complex, where we found the Skyline Luge. Excellent fun was had following the 800m-long ...