Harbour View Motor Lodge
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... sheep. Absolutely brilliant to watch hundreds of sheep trundling up the road and the dogs at work - amazing animals.
We drove up Te Mata Peak - the home of The Giant Among Us and the site of significant hang gliding and paragliding. We got a fantastic view of the Hawkes Bay area from the top.
Emma and Scott gave us the choice between a beautiful English pub and a ...
We left Gisborne this morning to head off to Napier. As mentioned we called in at a "Museum" called ECMOT (East Coast Museum of Technology). I have another name for it, a partially housed scrap yard. It cost $5 each to get in (about £2.50) by another eccentric Englishman who before emigrating worked for National Cash Registers in the UK. We struggled to get rid of him and his boundless enthusiasm for all the artefacts littered around the place. ...
... just randomly hands out free cake?!) we decided to drive on and try and find a nice breakfast spot. We were pretty close to the sea already, and found a road that lead down onto the beach. It was a gravel road but looked alright, so we drove to the end and ate as the waves crashed around just in front of us. We first realised our mistake when we tried to reverse – we couldn’t get any grip and the gravel quickly became a muddy mess. No panic yet ...
... to find that the Hawke's Bay Bike Trail (literally hundreds of kilometres of dedicated biking paths) runs right beside our camping area, so we knew we'd get lots of biking in.
Sunday mornings in nearby Hastings there is a fabulous farmers' market, so off we went, armed with an appetite, as suggested in Lonely Planet! Good thing, as there were so many free samples of ...
... drive to Taupo. We stopped and bought some Valentines which are a cross between an apricot and a nectarine. The guy was originally from Scotland and had come over with his parents as a young boy on the assisted package in the 60's.
We booked into the De Brett's campground which has its own thermal mineral pool and as pensioners we get in for 2 dollars each.