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Very reasonable price. Everything good, clean, very friendly and helpful host.
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... and the rebuild of the town has made it famous.
There were also some good exhibitions on, one about the fashion choices of Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan who is New Zealand's longest serving female MP. But of course there was no photography allowed in this exhibition.
That evening I do some more yin yoga and start researching Wellington, my next ...
... they would take you all around the town.
We went into many shops, just browsing. Very clean town.
We had an early tour so we headed back on the shuttle. Our tour today was a winery tour. On our way to the wineries we passed by many apple orchards, peach trees, sheep, tomatoes, onions. This is great farm land. We were told the soil is ash from the volcanoes.
We soon arrived at Hastings and just as we were staring to look out for the road the Motel was on the SatNav announced "you have reached your destination, your destination is on your Left" and so it was. We checked in, had a chat with the owner, as you always do, and went to our room . Well it beat the Travelodge into a cocked hat it has a 2 person round spa bath, IN THE BEDROOM!.
We unpacked a little, as it was a one night stay ...
... taken back to my childhood and the Scottish candy stores with the countless jars that we used to visit with my gran and parents. If you can believe it the beautiful blue flowers called Agapanthus surrounding Birdwoods are classified as weeds in NZ!
On the way back to the ship, we got a brief tour of Emma and Scott's house, which is being renovated by Scott's rugby mate Shannon ...
... was a sight to behold.
We were tired, we were sun burned we were wind lashed by salt and sand having been on the back of the trailer for hours so all we wanted was a hot shower and dinner. We headed to our campsite in Hastings, parked up Blondini and set off to the shower block. I genuinely have no idea what Tim does in the shower but he just always manages to take twice as long as I do. Unfortunately in NZ on so many of the campsites regardless of ...