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Not that the cold would bother us though as we spent the next couple of nights catching up with friends and family along with tipping up a few to many red wines and great food.
After our short stop in Christchurch we then made our way to Wellington hoping it may be a little warmer, no luck! Although once again we managed to warm ourselves with good food and company.
Next stop, Sydney ...
... night and to our great friend and neighbour Hans for the fantastic food.
Yesterday I decided to get the passports out of the safe instead of waiting until Monday morning. Our safe is electronic and when I went to open it it was as dead as a Dodo! It took several hours and some good technical advice from the locksmiths and we finally had our passports! Just imagine if we had left it until Monday!!
But as they say... timing is everything!!!
... travel agent). I watched the Little Mermaid and then an episode of The Big Bang. Taking off was alright but the landing was horrible. Turbulence caused by a storm made both our stomachs churn. Let's just say the white as ghost Aussies hopped off the plane gasping for fresh air. Fresh air is definitely what we were greeted by. 9 degrees, wind and poring with ...
... We are all very much looking forward to catching up with family members and friends we haven't seen for a long time.
Check lists are the order of the day now.
Airfares booked and paid for
Dentists apts made
Pills topped up!
Debit cards topped up
South of France self-drive boat trip booked and paid for
Edinburgh Tattoo booked and paid for
Just waiting for the insurance........
... Christchurch, they had the ultrasound that would reveal the gender of the twins. They let us determine how they would find out. We purchased a cake and some baby decorations, blind-folded them and watched their hilarious reactions. All in all, a memorable few days and I will miss them all. Bill and the Paulsens left us the next day - Bill to explore the north island and the Paulsens to head back home. I jumped in the campervan with the Halbergs for some kiwi ...