Bushland Park Lodge & Retreat
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Hot tub
- Room service
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... and the fridge had milk in a jug and also some homemade chocolates which did not last long.
The welcome drink was served from the bar, a converted shed with bar and sofa. We sat outside as the sun was shining and we wanted to make the most of it, although the rain was needed as the North Island has had 5 weeks without it! Amazing meal - salmon bellini, eye of fillet steak and panacotta was yum and the view wonderful with the sea in ...
... then up out of Poley Bay was so steep that we teetered on the edge of a decision to drop our panniers and make two trips. But we stuck at it and the last third of the 16 km walking track was
more flat and a bit more of an enjoyable ride. We arrived ...
... how to go on, we decided to park near the city center and go for a walk.
Fortunately, a Kiwi man called Karl spoke to us and was afraid we are going to sleep there. He offered us to sleep at their holiday apartment nearby, using their facilities and have some drinks together.
He also told us that in Whangamata, there are heaps of young people on holidays in the summer, especially over New Years Eve, consuming drugs and alcohol. The right place to ...
... towards Rotorua. We drove via the town of Tauranga and Mount Maungarui. Both towns were lovely seaside towns with Tauranga being the larger and busier of the two. It apparently is a popular holiday destination. It appeared to have quite a vibrant nightlife. I’m not talking vibrant in terms of London, or even Manchester Town Centre, but certainly in terms of the New Zealand towns we have seen so far. Taurnaga also had a lovely harbour front walk, ideal for an early evening ...
I admit it, I'm a big Lord of the Rings and Hobbit fan. Whenever I watched the movies, I would gawk at the beautiful scenery wondering where the series was filmed. Upon looking it up, I found that they were filmed in New Zealand. So I decided to stop at all the locations of where the scenes were filmed. I feel like such a geek doing this, but New Zealand is an area I always wanted to travel to. Why would this be considered ...