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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Yesterday we hiked to Cathedral Cove in the Whitianga area. The hike was only about 45 minutes each way and the path wove you up and down (pretty steep at times) through the lush coastal forest with palm trees, evergreens and crazy looking palm-pine trees. We passed some grazing cows and saw ...
... shawls. I gathered some handmade wool items as gifts for crazy good prices! Soo exciting! After our morning in town we return to the B&B for a quick kayak in the stream running past the back of the house. At 12:30 we made our way into town for our ocean cruise to learn some history and see of the sights of the area. We learned that Whitianga was one of the first settlements in New Zealand. Captain Cook staked the Union ...
... to Hot Water Beach. Here when the tide goes out, people appear carrying spades to dig them self a hole, close to a very large rock on the beach. The hole has to be rather large so that water fills up from the bottom that is actually very hot hence the name! How time flies when you are enjoying yourself, on our way home (back to the RV park as our home was with us) we stopped off to buy some meat for the barbie, and stopped at The Pour Inn for a quick vodie and ...
... then headed to the site of the Wairere Boulders. Basically it’s a valley full of rather large basalt boulders – the remains of a basalt layer laid down nearly 3 million years ago. The unusual feature of these rocks is their fluting – the only place this occurs in the world so we were informed by the resident geologist. The theory is that the fluting is the ...
... had nothing but nice words to say about each of us.
Emotionally, it was an overwhelming experience. As sad as I was to miss MU's commencement, I cannot imagine ever doing anything differently. The staff at Thames High School went above and beyond to give us this experience and I feel so lucky.
They did video tape it, and I have the link below!