Cumberland Court Motel
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The best motel we have stayed in on our tour of NZ
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We were up early, Steve disappeared into the Wellington streets to pick up our car for the rest of the trip. Hopefully he would make it back. I packed the room up and said a sad farewell as we had enjoyed the chill zone of the highest hotel room on this trip ! Lol
Around about Wellington it is 'Lord of the Rings' mad, you can get a bus …
... and had a meal on the Shoreditch style trendy Cuba street. We then walked back around to the beehive parliament building to catch the bus. The main high streets of Wellington can be explored in a day, and a very nice place it is too. Plenty of world cricket fever going on at ...
... route from Napier through the middle of the region which is mainly a wine growing and general agricultural region, but we could maintain the max speed limit most of the time as it in the main flat with just a few twist and turns. We past the Ruahine Mountain Range en route with the peaks and some slopes still covered in snow. UNTIL WE ...
... A crowd gather around a super size chess set pitching their wits against other. Others play or jog, or just out for a wander. We join those wandering. Initially because we refuse to pay for the toilets that are near where we are parked, but also to pop down and see the lake front.
The lake has a spectacular backdrop, with the volcanoes of the Tongariro national park gracing the southern shores of the lake. The lake itself is actually just a huge volcanic crater filled ...
... plus a few cups of tea a day, and two hots and a cot, to be happy.
Since my 2nd marriage ended 6 years ago, I have experimented with taking small solo 3 or 4 day trips away to towns around the North Island. I even went over solo to my brother Pete's 60th birthday for 10 days to Airlie Beach in North Queensland. For the last 21/2 years I also did some long-weekend traveling with my really good friend Leone. This culminated in 10 ...