Hagley Park Motel
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The last day in Sydney included some laundry time and in the laundry room at the hostel there was a tent for offer. It just needed pegs. I grabbed it and bought pegs along the way.
Entering New Zealand the screening for biological threats is exhaustive. They took the tent, the hiking pole I had brought along with my gators and shoes and …
So we've been basically freezing since we arrived in NZ. It is winter here in the southern hemisphere.
The campground we stayed at last night was next to a commercial hot springs.
This morning we went to the springs for a dip. It's outdoors mind you and the temperature outside was about 25 degrees. I've never run so fast in my life (from …
... Headed on to Oxted, showed the very un interested boys where Steve and i met, my secondary school and of course the pubs!! At this point Steve suddenly became very sleepy and could no longer drive, instead he sort fatigue relief in the beers! Arrived at Pluckley early evening and there was no way small boys were going to stay awake past 5pm! Squirrel count:0 Hamster count:0 Castle type things :0 Pubs ...
... but she put on a brave face and completed 44 challenges. The grown-up said that a couple of times she could have called for help, but was too proud too! Particularly, as there were lots of other people and youngsters whizzing through the course.
It was very funny when the grown -up came whizzing down one of the flying foxes and didn't lift her feet high enough, as she went splat into the crash barrier!
Till next time... ...
... t have much planned for Christchurch, more of a stop over to do washing and pack in prep for our flight to Sydney. I am please to report all my stuff fits back in my bag I'm having some mixed feelings about leaving....loved it so much here don't want it to end but at the same time excited about oz and the possible people to meet. Will have to think about finding work after new year as Sydney is going to be expensive!!! ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHagley Park Motel Christchurch
The location for Hagley Park is one block away from the park and right around the corner from shops and restaurants.
What the motel lacks in modern furnishings it more than makes up for with the services rendered by the new owner.
He pointed us in the right direction for local eateries and maneuvering around town. Very friendly.
The room was very clean and had all amenities we would want.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.