Huntaway Lodge Rural Homestay
Travel Blogs from Wellington
... was the probably the best I've seen in any museum. The stories of the people involved and the war were told in really fascinating and immersive ways, and at the right pace. It was quite hard going and not suitable for younger children. I really felt immersed and able to appreciate how awful it was. I felt quite drained by the end, mentally and emotionally. A walk ...
... we eventually made it up a cliff to
be greeted by the open mouth of this incredible cave. Stalactites,
Stalagmites.. all of the mites were on show and it was spectacular
even in the rain!
Back on the road again, we slowly cruised down to Westport in the hope of
finding a walk we had discovered in a magazine, called Charming Creek
Walkway. A close second to my favourite walks of all time/in NZ, the
track follows an old railway track used for mining and ...
... a tutorial about getting the dolphins attenion while in the water. Once we got out on the boat, the ride was about 40 minutes off shore. The ride was pretty choppy and I realized I forgot to put my motion sickness patch on about 10 minutes in...****. I started to feel queezy but I was determined not to let it bother me. The group of us on the boat were on the lookout for the dolphins and hoped for the pack. It didnt seem to take long to find them. Once we did, everyone geared ...
Our first full day in Wellington and we awoke to an overcast sky and the never ending sound of wind howling across the bay. We took a drive up to the top of Mount Victoria and had a very impressive 359 degree view of Wellington and it' surrounds. (359 degrees because a vantage point that high around the city area is a perfect place for an antenna) As with any view that high and unimpeded of a city, it was an impressive sight and well worth ...
... a quick shower at a local gym, what better way to start our day than have a lovely cup of tea from one of these establishments.
You will notice that drinking teas and coffees in local cafés will be a common theme, so I will keep a tally of how many we have... So far it’s:
Coffees 0 Teas 2
Wellington is located in a lovely setting. It sits on the edge of a huge natural harbour full of exotic ...