Econo Lodge Napier
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Good food and friendly staff!!!
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... Over 256 people were killed and many more injured. The quake also caused massive damage in Hamilton. We later returned to see a short film with four survivors telling their story about the day of the disaster and how it affected them and their families. Of course they were only young children when it happened. The town was rebuilt with the buildings being designed with Art Deco features, even the newer buildings are in the same style. Very unusual and very ...
... back and lunch is important.
We headed off, and stopped at Masterton for lunch and had a Bundaberg ginger beer and a Bundaberg peach drink with food watching the world go by. It was very hot by now so AC on and zoomed up the highway passing all sorts of amazing scenery and through some very picturesque towns. We were passing one village and one of the dress shops was called 'What the Frock' !! Also passed a police car parked next to 'Speedy ...
... views back over Napier and Hastings.
Despite our wine hangovers we had a tour booked for the afternoon to Cape Kidnappers to see the Gannet colony. Recommended by our friend Susan we hopped on the back of a big trailer which is pulled by a tractor along the beach to the colony.
The journey along the beach was just amazing, the cliffs had fault lines galour, you could see the different sedimentary layers from old rivers, old leaves and even the ...
... so we have been lucky.
We stopped off at the Rothmanns building to photograph the interior which was made of English Oak, some Kauri and marble in the Art Deco style with ornate decoration in the Art Nouveau style.
We were dropped off at the Museum and made a beeline for Starbucks for a coffee and free WiFi. After 3 goes I finally got a code that worked and downloaded the emails to hear from home and copied my blog across ...
... of the history of Ketchikan. He also took us to The Totem Heritage Centre, the largest collection of totem poles and he stood in the rain to tell us enthusiastically a great story about the history of the totem poles in front of us.....what commitment. After a thoroughly entertaining couple of hours he dropped us back in town and we bought tickets to The Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show, Sheryl and I bought ...