Cook's Lookout Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... amazing by the way) and down to their jacuzzi. We spent about an hour in there in the early hours of the morning sipping on beers, provided by them, watching a lunar eclipse with loads of stars in the sky. It was pretty damn cool or as they say out here 'sweet as.' This morning we will driving a couple of hours up to Cape Reinga which is the Northern point of New Zealand and where the Tasmin sea and Pacific Ocean meet. The views are apparently pretty amazing up there and the ...
... dinner. We met up with Rose and Bill in the Avenue Saloon for one drink. The weight has started to appear. Even though we walk all the time, and are careful what we eat, the weight is coming on. We are disgusted with that. I did bring some big girl clothes, but Rich did not. Ha, he will be going without his pants soon.
Tomorrow we will be in Auckland, NZ, for two nights. The seas are good, Crystal Serenity gives a good ride.
Until next time...
... to arrive any minute. After 15 minutes I was getting a little nervous, but the bus came so I got on. Ten minutes later it was still sitting at the airport, probably mostly due to a pilot who seemed in deep discussion with the driver about nothing for 5 or 6 minutes. The bus pulled onto Auckland's main street and there it was, I could see the bus! It ended up pulling into the stop I was due to meet it at 30 seconds before the bus I was on pulled in right behind it. I ...
... advertised as 90% so no dolphins and no hole left us pretty disappointed.
We chatted to a german girl who had done the trip the day before with the same end result: no hole, no dolphins, so she had suffered the disappointment two days running. Her second trip was free as she got a voucher to do it again after not seeing anything on her first one. We received the same voucher when we finished our trip, but we were left with the impression that the company ...
... were plenty of sheep droppings on and around the footpath but we didn't see any sheep. The DoC must allow grazing by sheep which would have to be transported there by boat. Once back on the boat we returned rapidly, via Russell, to Paihia. Then we dashed to get cold drinks and snacks from the cafe on the wharf before jumping onto a minibus for our afternoon tour. It was certainly all go. First stop was a winery at the next town, Keri Keri. In the UK ...