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... Disney park...it's not like that at all. No rides, no staff dressed as Dwarves...just the set. Bag End looks quite spectacular built into its hill. When the first trilogy was filmed in 1999 they built the village in polystyrene and it was not really designed to last. They had to cut an oak tree down elsewhere and add fake leaves to sit over the top of Bag End...so when the next filming began for the Hobbit..they had to make the tree 60 years younger... To do ...
... a paddle in the sea and ambled along like typical Brits but without the knotted hankie...A nice and relaxing day was had by both. We got back to our place a little late, had tea in and settled down to watch Robin Williams in the film, RV. What a howler, a real good mood factor...We have decided to extend our stay here for another day so we leave on the 17th and head straight for the ...
... do some colouring in Oliver's book .......great fun. In the afternoon Tony and Helen took the opportunity to walk to town to explore........yes you guessed....ladies clothing stores and beach shops. The excuse was that Helen needed a hat and we both needed beach towels but we never found any of these. We did find it very hot in town, at least 33 degrees, with no breeze at all. Ice creams when walking home were lovely. Our early evening involved ...
Today it rained. And rained.
But that was okay, because we were quite keen to just relax!
We hung out at our bach, talked and talked and talked, and eventually roused ourselves for a little walk on the beach.
It was just what we needed to welcome in 2014. :)
The temperature rose from the high teens to 24 and we passed over the Coromandel mountain range to blue skies, hot sunshine, beaches and a great few days ahead. We stopped briefly at a town called Thames for a bite to eat for lunch. Captain Cook named the Waihou river that passes through as The Thames as it apparently looks like its English namesake (not sure which part of the River Thames, but it was some time ...
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308-310 Port Road, Whangamata | Motelfrom $93