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... Truth be told it was like being in a barnyard. But hey, it's not everyday you get to have a big sleepover like that! I woke up the following morning with the worst sore throat ever and thought I'd never be able to speak again. Alas, my trusty berocca came to hand and I downed that and all was well. After a watery porridge (we ran out of milk) and breaking my zip on my suit case (very annoyed) we got back on the bus to head down to Wellington. Ero Tergum ...
... happened. Although I couldn't convince Russell to move to the beat, it still was fun watching couples jitterbugging! ( they had to of practiced!!)
Next day off to visit a couple of wineries was in order. The first was called "Church Wineries". A large company and wine tested was done in the showroom!. But of course I was the DD as Russell enjoys more than one or two tastings! Off to find another winery and came across a nice ...
... heart didn't melt when he slapped me in the face later, but hey, everyone has their moments.
The day before last, I had the craziest night of perhaps my life.(viewer discretion advised...this gets gross.)
So. The Brushtail possum in New Zealand is a huge environmental pest. They eat all the good stuff, all the ancient trees and what not. The government has spent millions of dollars trying to get rid of them. No one in ...
My last entry was brought to you from Palmerston North library....it was sunny...... by the time we left, it had started raining again! Not so heavy though - thank god! Ok another note to future tourers of New Zealand..... the DOC campsite brochure is not particularly helpful with distance and drive times to some of its campsites. Some are easily found with clear directions e.g Lewis pas, 20km before springs junction! The Peri Peri campsite ...
... every week day, and dinner every weekday except Friday. Then we get a bunch of basic breakfast supplies, like bread, milk and cereal so we can just feed ourselves breakfast at our house.
Oh hey, what a lovely segue into talking about our house! Our house is perfect, and huge! There are 6 furnished bedrooms (and there are only 5 of us) so we each get our own little room. The room is pretty reminiscent of any university dorm. Pretty tiny, just a ...