151 On London
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... the 191 steps back to the car park - with lovely views. We spent a couple of hours in town & actually bought a few presents! We continued our trip to Bushy Park where, a relatively eccentric man, showed us around the 'homestead'. Returned to site to find it had really filled up - mainly with tents - but it is a Bank Holiday here today! Enjoyed a glass of our favourite wine - Five Flax (Sauvignon Blanc)! Really like this site! Off to Lake Taupo ...
... never used, in the middle of the national park. After boiling 3 litres of water a saucepanful at a time, we departed at 8.30 quite stiff and sore from the 7 hours paddling the day before.
The paddling up until the walk was uneventful and the river revealed its scenic and tranquil self in increasing quantities. Then came the first of 3 notable events for the afternoon.
Shortly after resuming our paddling we approached the first ...
... this salad and, managing to get the recipe, discovered that we had most of the ingredients, well, apart from the broccoli, oh, and the spring onions, and OK, the sunflower seeds and celery but we reasoned we could pick them up on the way, which we did. We then assembled the salad in a remote bus shelter watched by a couple of curious goats, half a dozen not so curious chickens and several intrigued children... It went down well, as indeed it did at ...
... down town which was one long street with lots of flower pots over stores making it very attractive. We had an Irish pub lunch and drove to find ocean...very much a working harbour...no beach really...and drove up to see view of city, river and ocean. They made an elevator from city centre up to top streets back in 1900's to encourage people to buy land up there! I guess it ...
... the boat'! The man that gave the commentary was from Grimsby and his great grandfather had a fish stall, so we like to think that the ice for his stall was provided by Captain Herbert, Cyril and Hope's great grandfather who brought ice down from the Arctic before the days of refrigeration. After lunch we returned to Guyton Street and passed another couple of memorable hours catching up with Hope and her poems, some written over the years for our family and some ...