Omau Settlers Lodge
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... of days before we head to Melbourne so we are looking forward to showing them around. Hopefully it has warmed up by then.
Mary is down tomorrow and on Friday, drives through to Timaru to pick up a new pup so I think she will be pretty excited before flying back with him on Saturday.
Trudes has an overnighter in Feb so it will be a good catch up with her as well. Love getting lots of visitors. It’s almost like being back in Auckland ...
... the employees to gives us detailed explanations of their role. The really interesting thing was that many of their drivers were women. They make a 30% saving on fuel consumption and wear and tear from the male drivers! The coal is mined in open pits like a spider web, and bought in centrally. It gets graded and then sent out. Once exhausted the pit gets re-landscaped and planted with the native plants which had been previously removed and kept for ...
... to our day as we made some decisions about where we're going next and what activities we want to do. That sorted, we set off for a late lunch at the Bay Restaurant at Cape Foulwind, which is much nicer than it sounds (see photos for proof), and I enjoyed moules frites - they have enormous mussels here - washed down with a delish glass of wine, and Jon had a pork and sweet potato salad and a ginger beer. You can't say I skimp on the details! After that, we set off round the ...
More road trip fun today for the DD-Mellons! It was a 4 hour drive to Punakaiki on the West Coast. The sun was out again, and it was a beautiful day to drive through some magnificent NZ scenery. The mountains and hills in the west give it more of a rugged feel. We stopped in Mercheson for a quick pit stop, where we stumbled across a nice butchers, and bought some good quality bacon and sausages. Back on the road again, we looked out for ...
... be too fair. Also, if you put ginger hair in milk it turns it sour. It's safe to say the ginger person who told Claire these "facts" was having her life! The next morning we had to leave at 8.30 to head towards Westport. For some reason one of the American girls felt it necessary to get up at 7.00 and leave the door open, the window open and the blind open. Did I mention it was freezing in Abel Tasman?! Safe to assume I was grumpy and antisocial that morning! ...