West Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Wellington
Leaving Napier, we drove to Wellington, the most southerly city of North Island and the capital city of New Zealand. There are three parliament buildings here, each one built as the the previous one became too small. The oldest one is the best from an architectural viewpoint and the newest is the ugliest. A bit of a carbuncle as Prince Charles …
Day 5 December, 2011. Today we leave Tongariro NP to go to Wellington. It rained all day and night yesterday and it is still raining today. Yesterday we were able to see most of Mount Ruapehu but it is blocked by cloud today. Mt Ruapehue is an active volcano and the highest of the 3 mountains in Tongariro NP. People come here during winter to ski. …
It was an early start to catch the 8am ferry and we made breakfast while queuing up to check in. The queue wasn't really moving and we had a bad feeling that something was wrong. Once we arrived at the counter we were told that neither the 8am or the 2pm ferries were running so we had to wait until 7pm that evening before we could cross. So the wind hadn't calmed down then?!
We lazed around most of the day, played mini golf to pass the ...
... celebrity would come out as following the Saville lifestyle; Blue Peter presenters were a good shout. A Norwegian / Scandinavian couple , blonde and long haired pair, constantly read trashy magazines that the mother likes. Then me. No hassle on the way and got to Heathrow in good time. Is there an issue with LastMinute.com being absolutely retarded when it comes to booking tickets and giving a comprehensive explanation to what you have to do before getting to the airport? ...
... that one tames," said the fox. "Men have no more time to understand anything. They buy things all ready made at the shops. But there is no shop anywhere where one can buy friendship, and so men have no friends any more. If you want a friend, tame me..."
"What must I do, to tame you?" asked the little prince.
"You must be very patient," replied the fox. "First you will sit down at a little distance from me — like that — in the grass. I shall look ...
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