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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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I've been home for 24 hours now. I slept for most of it. Hell, this is my second night here and I haven't seen daylight yet. I feel battered, drained, dehydrated, confused, exhausted, lethargic and a bit nervous, though the initial panic has worn off. I'm not in any rush to start unpacking, look for a job or put the bits and pieces that make up my life back into some semblance of order. Until I get back on a New Zealand time schedule ...
Our shuttle picked us up at 2pm on the dot .We were the only passengers in the shuttle bus.
After Matamata it began to rain and by the time we reached the Bombay Hills it had become
torrential. It was a pleasure to have someone else driving. We had a few problems with the electronic check in. It was difficult to set up with adjacent seating. We eventually got it sorted with a little help.
Take off was a little late possibly because ...
I am still hounded a little by mishaps. My Malaysian airline had to stop at Dhaka bangladesh- to pick up our catering for the flight ( I could have done without the meal they served). This made my connection to Auck very tight at 25 mins. I made the flight but not my baggage so now am awaiting my bags to arrive.
Oh for a quiet week now !!!!
... in a lot with other backpacker cars and people come and take a look. We signed up right away!
That night we cleaned the car as much as we could, clearing out our luggage and any and all souvenirs (mostly rocks) from all the cracks and crevasses. We woke up early on Saturday and drove down to the parking lot. I had made some awesome signs on hot pink poster board, so I knew our car would stand out. Using our portable iPod speaker we set the mood with some “Please buy ...
... Terrell moves the kiwi hat on to John Dedman - although the rationale is not entirely clear.
A clean-up and a short session of relaxation was followed by a trip down the road to the local pub - but after being charged $10.50 for one beer we decided to adjourn to the corner pub that was visited the previous evening - only to find it closed at 9:15. So back to the room to wash out some clothes, have a quiet ale in the room and have a relatively early ...