Alhambra Oaks Motor Lodge
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... every conversation. Enough of that.
... hear people yelling and pointing out to sea. The lady we spoke to earlier seemed particularly happy. What were they watching? A pod of 5 ORCA (killer whales) travelling very slowly across in front of us. What a site! The Lady who was a local and comes to watch the birds every day, had never seen them before. So who did the Magic to produce these whales.
What an end to a quiet day. Absolute magic
... landing. I hope everyone has a chance to see an albatross crash land at some point in their lives. It is hilarious! It also makes me feel better knowing puberty is awkward for the whole animal kingdom.
We raced back from the peninsula to sneak into an afternoon tour of NZ's oldest brewery, Speights. The facility has been producing beer since the late 1800's. It was a small tour group so at the end the tour guide let us pour our own tastings! Such a ...
... about and at the appointed half hour we were called together to walk down the steep hill to the sea and the viewing stand. The guide obviously does this every night and knows what to look for. Ripples in the water gives them away. So just before they hit the beach she was able to warn us. It was quite an experience watching them waddle ashore in droves and up the hill off to their nests. It was just going dark at first so some photos were possible but very quickly it was too dark ...
Travelling through the Tasman. The seas are "quite rough" according to the captain. We are rocking and rolling and I am not feeling very well. A lie down makes me feel better and we manage to fit in trivia, box making, and in the evening we played monopoly with jane and Bernie. Dinner is lovely this evening and we follow it with ABBA in the Shooting Stars night club and on the way home, stopped to watch and listen to the piano player. Very late ...