Touchwood Motor Lodge
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- Free parking
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... the end of the week.
We packed the car and readied ourselves for the trip to Hamilton to see Aunty Ruth. The drive to Hamilton was a bit over an hour and we quickly checked in at the hotel and headed two blocks down the road to Ruth's. We had, of course, mucked our dinner timing up too and we arrived with Aunty Ruth much later than we had planned. Ruth had a lovely meal ready for our arrival which was a great effort considering our delay. It should be said ...
... all these things sticking out of it and glitter and everything I can't even describe it, it was like a art, the art of posh ice cream, it was INCREDIBLE!! Went for a few pints at the pub below our hostel before having an early night, as we had to check out by 10 tomorrow to On Monday we packed up our stuff again and checked out of the hostel & wer able to leave our bags there til our flight to Christchurch later this evening. Muched about Auckland again today, acted ...
... the art but also just about life in general! It was a really nice way to start out NZ trip as I got a sense that the kiwis are all really kind and friendly - this also proved true as we worked our way down the country :-)
That day in Auckland I ...
... rhythmic body slapping to accompany a loud chant. The words of a haka often poetically describe ancestors and events in the tribe’s history.
When we talked about Māori culture Gonzalo´s parents considered it to be very similar to the culture of Rapa Nui people (Eastern Island). It actually sounds quite logical with respect to the fact that both cultures come from Polynesian islands.
After the Māori show was over we stayed in the Auckland ...
... and get organized.
Our last day in Hawaii was somewhat more relaxing. We took a shuttle to the airport to meet Garrett, and after a quick stop at his place to drop off our bags were were off to Pearl Harbour. We went out to the USS Arizona memorial, and wandered around the memorial grounds.
After lunch at an amazing sushi place, we went on a drive up to the North Shore. We stopped at one of the beaches, that happens ...