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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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... out that dim little star was a cluster of over a million stars 600,000 light years away. I’ve never felt so inspired and depressed at the same time – and we are here, sat on this tiny speck of dust in the corner of a not-particularly-large galaxy worrying about what clothes we wear and how many ‘likes’ our Facebook posts get.
Another 9am start the next day saw us leave Lake Tekapo and drive further north towards Christchurch on a ...
... hide our laughter but I think it showed a bit. They ended up climbing a pretty precarious tree to get it back - luckily they did without any injuries.
We then headed to another walk through the bush which had more tall trees and lovely valleys. Once it started to get dark we headed back to Auckland for dinner. We had a nice meal with yummy mulled cider! It was funny seeking winter comforts in July. Finally we packed up ready for our trip to Matamata the next ...
... was for the driver's licenses. Although the office closes at 4pm and we arrived before then they had cashed up for the day and wouldn't reopen to issue our licenses. Next we stopped at Loretta's shop (auto parts stockist/repairs) to meet her husband, then on to Susana's shop where she has a team of people making lava lavas and other clothing out of hand printed fabrics.
We stocked up on water, beer and some other supplies at the supermarket ...
... contemplate heading in to the sea. Matty really loves it here so it's actually really nice that we are not staying in the van for the last night in this area. We would of probably headed off with memories of getting frustrated with the van and smelling from not showering but today has been lovely and despite feeling like rubbish I've still had a really good day. It's starting to set in that we are leaving in a couple of days and it feels very strange. Matty obviously loves it ...
... drechit, drizzily Glasgow came into view. As the captain on the plane described it, Scottish Sunshine was putting on its very best for Mattijs’s first visit to Haggis land! Having him with me on my journey home was actually rather nice, it was lovely to have someone’s shoulder to sleep on who wasn’t going to grunt in disdain.
And then, we were disembarking and wandering through to passport control. I couldn’t quite believe that after two and a half ...