La Rochelle Motel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Rochelle Motel Akaroa
Very clean, but we found the downstairs room noisy
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... The kind that turns your hair into a whirly-ball rotating around your head. And spurts of rain and hail interspersed with blinding sunshine. It was pretty wild. We got turned around on the way back to the hotel and ended up walking quite a lot more than we thought we'd do, I'd say at least 4 miles, with the turn-around. Glad we wore our rain jackets, which really helped.
Back at the room, we took showers which were wonderful, then tried ...
... nourishment out of stony soil with no life in it to create a thick, lush forest with birches and miles of moss. This moss is so absorbent that it is still used as a hydration blanket to ship plants overseas safely. We were so lucky to see dolphins, penguins, seals and an albatross whilst cruising through Doubtful Sound, the most remote park in the Fjordlands. Until relatively recently it took tourists 4 days of bush hiking to get to the mouth of the sound. Now a small ...
... itself was fine but a wasted use of space. There is obviously quite a lot of work in their permanent collection and they seem quite proud of it, but where was it? Most of the space had been given over to some very modern installations, which weren't my cup of tea at all. We had a very long journey in front of us, so it was probably just as well we didn't linger long at the gallery. A quick visit to the very splendid Presbyterian church and we were ...
... we got there about 5 and went straight to the jet boating place, we got kitted out in waterproofs hats and some funny yellow glasses then headed out on the Buller River, it was really good! He went really fast and then done some spins spraying water all over the boat and making a rainbow when we got to hostel ...