Ritz Greenlane Motor Inn
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We had a much needed lazy morning today, it was raining outside too so we were in no rush to go anywhere! Around 10am we grabbed a shower and got ready to head out for the day. Our first stop though before anywhere else was Denny's Diner for a big breakfast! We had the works complete with a morning coffee! It was awesome. We headed along Hobson St. down towards the waterfront after breakfast, we stopped off at the harbour and sat ...
... is Sunday, and I expect it to be my last day in Auckland. I am not ashamed to say that I am instinctively a little scared to leave, because Auckland is all I know and I have adjusted to the lifestyle here. However, I am aware that this 'instinct' is false and only a result of living a safe, predictable, routine-driven life in 'the real world', and is simply an urge I have not yet tempered into something more useful. Though I am and will actively work to change this ...
... We couldn’t have been under better guidance than our
skipper with his military background and love for rum when on shore. We gained so much from this time. My personal
highlight was night watches; time to ponder on life, the ocean, the present,
whatever, with a unique intimacy, as the sky from the sea became a dance of
falling stars and satellites.
No sea sickness, no dramas, but not enough experience either to be considered to
... the bus and spend the time in the morning chilling wandering round town and going for a coffee. The boys took on the luge. Basically downhill go karting without engines but you can still get up to about 40mph wearing just a helmet. Wiiiiicked. Not so for Mike who ended up slightly battered and bloody after a tight corner....but he deserved it due to some unsporting driving previously. Back on the bus to Taupo and to the Lake Taupo skydiving base - yes it was time for a ...
... together enjoying the game and supporting
their team as we can see in Canada a whole family go to a hockey team together.
For them, it is not a show or just a way to see other people, it is a part of
their culture, they share this aspect of their culture generation after
generation, it is a tradition, some people is to go to church the Sunday morning
but for them is to go see their local ...