Alexis Motor Lodge
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- Drycleaning onsite
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Concierge desk
- Breakfast Available
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Sunday 20 March, Queenstown to Dunedin
Everyone was packed and ready to go by 8.20am so we hit the road, heading east through the Kawarau Gorge which features in "The Lord of the Rings" movie. We stop at the Suspension Bridge for a kodak moment and had it to ourselves. The first group of bungee victims arrived in a couple of minibuses …
... stunning train station.
Dinner at our hotel is delicious, with a choice of lamb or fish. Afterwards several people head out to see what's happening in Dunedin on a Monday night. Some of us stay behind to talk with some local friends of Sonja and to learn a Maori song which we will sing tomorrow as we are greeted at the Marae (Maori meeting hall). Fantastic first ...
Stayed an extra night here in Dunedin and took a bus into the city immediately had coffee and one of the many in the "Octagon" we then went to the railway station which is apparently the most photographed building in Southern Hemisphere. We then walked down to the Otago museum and had a couple of hours there. I really wanted to do the street art trail but we needed to eat by then and were keen to go back to one of the places in the Octagon. Saw a couple of pieces on the way ...
Waking up in the lovely b&b was still a bit of a shock to the system in comparison to the usual dorm rooms of hostels. I awoke earlier than Gemma, treating myself to a luxurious shower before joining Keith to watch the Manchester United match. Though I missed the opening 15 minutes, and hence Wolfsburgs goal, it was again just a bit odd being able to sit and watch a whole football game on tv! Man U went on to win, which was probably a good thing otherwise Keith ...
... was far more interesting. But, we managed to cover the kilometres quickly. There were several tunnels to negotiate, though thankfully none of them as long as the Homer Tunnel! A quick caffeine stop in the lovely Wedderburn Tavern was well timed, as there was little else on the remainder of the trail. The last few kilometres into Middlemarch felt like a bit of a slog. With the sun going down behind the mountains, and the temperature dropping at an alarming rate ...