Dukes Midway Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDukes Midway Lodge Auckland
Friendly manager which had helpful tips on the surroundings (things to do and restaurants). Units were comfortable and the overall lodge was quite peaceful and great for recharging your travel batteries. We twice went to the nearby Thai and loved the service and food there also.
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... strangers until our first meeting) people that we have met.
Chad and I want to dedicate this blog to all of them who made our stay in NZ so very memorable.
To all of you, our thanks from the bottom of our hearts and we wish you all the very best in your lives.
We hope that our paths will cross again one day ...
... They started in Spain, October 2014 and are expected to arrive at the finish in Sweden by June 2015, passing through Newport, RI at the end of May. The leg from Auckland is the most difficult as they travel the southern oceans around Cape Horn, while watching out for icebergs! As you can imagine from the photos of the deck, you need to be harnessed to the boat when a 30 foot wave breaks over the boat, otherwise you will be washed out ...
... we ended up in the departure area. After finding our way to baggage claim, we got out bags and waited for a bus. My stick wasn't confiscated either which I was happy about, they had special bio scanners and were strict about food and natural things, they even check mud on our shoes! We arrived in Auckland very early but luckily managed to get into our hostel and even get the free breakfast despite not ...
... Went through the scanners then into the lounge, were greeted by a woman who gave us a Kitkat each!
Had another quick scan for a computer, but was told they’d been removed as they were building, everywhere seemed to have building work.
Looked for a drink but everything was so over-priced, ended up just getting a water, that was still over-priced.
The departures lounge wasn’t great, so we waited on a bench until we could board at 3:35pm.
... up the road to the local pub to watch the India v Pakistan World Cup game as it is not on the channels available in out hotel room.
Before joining them i find a chemist that is still open (its about 9:00pm at this stage) to buy some anti-inflammatories for my leg. Returning to the pub I stop by the local Movenpick for a Tiramisu ice-cream before a solitary beer (at $10 each, its no wonder) with the boys before returning to the hotel and a good night's sleep.