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... on to Wellington) as Holland crush Brazil for third place, embarrassing them yet again with a 3-0 victory. As the game was wrapping up Easy came down from her room and announced that she called the tour and the first outing of the day went out so our boat would most likely sail. In a whirlwind we whipped the hostel into shape by the time Vinny from Copper arrived to replace us for the day.
Five of us, Easy, Tobi, Brownie, Jenn and ...
... in size from 3000 and 90 000 litres each. The 90 000 litre tanks are massive – imagine 10 meters tall and 15 paces around. I have to walk up three flights of stairs to reach the top lid.
2. It is mechanized.
The traditional technique of stomping barefoot on grapes of extract the juice is seldom used in most commercial wineries today. Similarly, the grapes that come to this commercial winery are rarely hand picked. Instead, they are mostly ...
... honestly feared for my life because the sea... She was rough. Don't worry I had my life jacket on and a plan. If we flipped I swim for the nearest light at shore. Made it back to the Bach safe though and then Lisa an Pete (Maeve's parents) cooked the fish from earlier as well as salad, potatoes and tomatoes. Apple pie for dessert, wine and singalongs later I'm really feeling at home.. Finding some common songs for the singalong was a ...
... Jackie had already suffered a puncture and was waiting for 'lovely Hayden' (hee hee!) to bring a replacement bike. She hadn't even had even had a drink yet, bless her!
On our first stop we tried one sparkling wine, Sarah tried two whites and Chris a white and red for two dollars each. A french couple who were also doing wine tasting next to us (and who we proceeded to follow around the vineyards for the ready of the day!) bought an ...
... just a few bites! Then off we went down into Mistletoe Bay which was really pretty and had loads of big houses hidden in the trees overlooking the sound. A long tough windy final paddle in and we arrived and were met with our bikes ready for the next part of the day. They warned the bike would be tough for the first while, but by god I nearly gave up after kayaking for 10km! Relentless uphill for a good half an hour with no sign of let ...
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