Blenheim Palms Motel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Well the big day is finally here. After a busy day running around and a few flurried emails to the travel agent I'm off.
We meet up with the other Kiwis in Auckland and then off to Kuala Lumpur. I'm travelling with the legendary Pip Boyd.
Bye to the girls at the aiport and then we're off!
... weighing around 50 tonnes. Kiaki is known to the whale watch team. He surfaced for around 10 minutes and we were able to pull alongside him just 15 m away. As he dived so his tail flipped out of the water in that classic whale statement. Using sonar the captain picked up whale calling around 6 miles away. Whales emit calls up to 230 decibels enough to shatter every bone in a shark, literally crippling their prey. The sound waves are enhanced and amplified through ...
... 360 degrees of freedom that once excited and exhilarated me. Inconsistency can be unsettling – my job just ended, any friendships I have here are only basic and temporary, my "home" changes on a regular basis, and I have no commitments or responsibilities to uphold. That last one sounds pretty great, right? But without anyone expecting anything of me in the near future, I have no foundation upon which to formulate a next-move plan. I can literally do whatever I want. Do I ...
... of winemaking. As the rookie, I do a lot of cleaning and general odd jobs. That will change as I learn and improve. For now, I basically help out wherever an extra pair of hands are needed and I’m happy doing it. I’m almost always tired or hungry and my spirit desperately misses the sunshine, but I’m glad I took the job. That said, I’m also glad it’s only temporary. Also, did I ...
... day in Wanaka and the sun shining the next morning we were on our way to Queenstown, home of the Nevis bungy jump! We made a quick stop off at Puzzling world where Elinor and I made ourselves look very silly by getting lost in the maze and only being able to find two of the four coloured corners of the maze. By the time it was due to get back on the bus we had to shamefully go out the emergency exit! Maze FAIL.
QUEENSTOWN!!!! We had arrived to one of the ...