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... made). The night got a bit interesting when the decision was made to do a wine semi-centurion (how many minutes in an hour, Richard?). This resulted in children's party games - everyone loves trying to superman - and the majority of a bag of cookies. Who said three wasn't a party?! Day 3: Feeling a little bit groggy, we were picked up by the wine-bike people who drove us to the centre of the wine district. Here we picked up our bikes and our sexy high vis helmets ...
... quite get my point but I helped them get somewhat sorted. Hopefully they'll enjoy their 4 weeks even if they can't travel as flexibly as they'd like. I'm back in Auckland for a couple of nights now. I have to go shopping for some warmer clothes (it's not 30 degrees here), so tomorrow will be one of those boring days doing chores before I head south. A third of the population of New Zealand lives in Auckland so as you can imagine it's the best place to get sorted as ...
The girls have only seen a Pukeko in a book given to them by one of their Aunties, so today was very exciting. We saw at least 15 'in real life' as Emma says.
The Leuschke kids went to school and nursery for the last day of term three and we went to a newer part of Auckland, Stonefields, to have a look around. The girls took Jen through her paces during a scooter ride around the ponds and Sarah was the first to point out ...
After a good night's sleep we are all feeling much better.
Take the ferry to Rangitoto Island (tickets sold to us by a bloke who had grown up in Sale), an island created less than 600 years ago following a volcanic eruption. A truly beautiful place - no cars, no houses (a few cabins) and no commerce - not even anywhere to buy a drink. (Luckily there was a toilet!) The climb to the top ...
... scored goals for fun when we played together at Standon...Yasmin Pratt! She has been working in Michigan since Jan so we can't wait to do a few weeks of travelling. Anyway, I finally land and meet Yaz Wednesday morning. For the first time in 5 months I will be behind British time!
This is the plan:
Stay with Yaz's family until 25th, 25th go to Windsor in Canada then catch a bus to Toronto.
26th May go to Niagra ...