Commodore Court Motel
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... city over pulling down historically important buildings rather than fixing them. On a positive note, the famous shipping container mall is AMAZING. It's a buzzing hive of activity in a fairly desolate city and shows what a difference a little creative thinking can make. I hope they keep it forever!
After a wonderful weekend with Lisi, Wayne and Poppy (the adorable) puppy it was time to set off for my next and last adventure - South Africa!!
... cruiser and headed out to the Mussel farm in Kenpuru Sound. The ride was very pleasant and smooth; and the only other couple on the cruise were Gary and Nancy from Ottawa, Canada. We enjoyed a nice chat and compared NZ travel experiences. Once we made it to the aqua farm we pulled up next to a buoy that is used to suspend a rope down into the water for the muscles grow on. When the mussels have grown large enough their weight pulls the buoy down until it is ...
... overlooking the Sound). The track runs for 70km but we did a short section, walking for approx 3 hours to Portage, and around every corner there was a spectacular view with low cloud hanging over the brilliant blue waters. We came across a weka on the path, a very tame chap who looked longingly at us for a treat but we had nothing for him and ...
The next day we awoke to a cloudy sky – we had a quick breakfast and a freezing cold shower and decided to take a walk over to monkey bay – just a 10 minute walk from the campsite, we climbed some steps and as we reached the top we looked down onto a deserted cove, we headed down and explored the caves and rocks around, my dad even tried a spot of rock climbing – he didn't get very far! This is one of the great things about new Zealand that you can always find ...
... well a hefty $13 NZ a pint!
He had to restock several times since but hasn’t taken Liam’s
advice/instruction of putting it on the top shelf in the fridge yet. You can’t
say that Liam isn’t doing his best to promote Irish exports! We counted down
the New Year from the deck at Tony’s house and watched a spectacular fireworks
display in the harbor. A great end to what has been a year of some major “excitement”