La Dolce Vita Mediterranean Motel
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... The Gorge was ravaged by mining, with polluted waters, and bare hillsides, but today is very different, with leafy walkways and information boards explaining the history, however recently a mining company has been granted permits, and there is much local objection to mining the mountain for gold once more.
We spent the night just down the river and are off to see Hobbiton ...
... and the fridge had milk in a jug and also some homemade chocolates which did not last long.
The welcome drink was served from the bar, a converted shed with bar and sofa. We sat outside as the sun was shining and we wanted to make the most of it, although the rain was needed as the North Island has had 5 weeks without it! Amazing meal - salmon bellini, eye of fillet steak and panacotta was yum and the view wonderful with the sea in ...
... the Kiwi family another night, went to the city and to the beach, enjoying the sunny weather and going for a swim.
In the morning before we left, Karl luckily organised us a place to stay over NYE. A campground in Mount Maunganui, the place to be for people in our age.
Anyway, thank you so much Kornelia, Karl and Jack giving us the possibility to stay with you and helping us. You really made us feel like staying with relatives and we had lots of fun :-)
... water bottles.) It was very basic with the usual great loos but no running water except what you got from the river! Strangely the young German chap who we met in Coromandel Town' on top of the hill, turned up exhausted after having climbed the mountain! We spent the evening together, he refused our invitation of hot food as he was a vegetarian, but we were most impressed as he made his way to the river to wash! It ...
... was not far from here where we encountered the extremely happy, extremely chatty and extremely helpful petrol station staff. We pulled up at the pump to be greeted by a lady in a high-visibility jacket. She didn’t seem to have any particular purpose, other than to smile at and chat to customers. Mike filled the ‘beast’ up and went inside to pay. Mike was gone for almost 20 minutes, with no other customers coming or going I did start to get a little concerned. There ...