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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... was along the trail through a break in the trees. Scrambling down to the base would be rather tricky and we didn’t have a lot of time, so I didn’t try anything crazy. We did head upstream a bit for a better view of Factory Falls, which was a pretty cool waterfall. Then we continued downstream to see Deer Leap Falls, the last one in the area. At this one, the water flows through a narrow chute, crashing down on a rock at the ...
... was just a beautiful Winter Wonderland. The snow had been falling for hours and it was deep to walk in! The house was adorned in Christmas decorations and Cheryl and John were cooking up a belated/early Thanksgiving/Christmas dinner for us. Patrick and Zander were giants now - in eight years they have grown! We all looked like midgets next to them. We spent the afternoon/evening eating ...
... then we hear Matt shouting "GET OUT HERE, GET OUT HERE NOW" we didn't know what to expect, then I look to the right and there's Rachaun, making his way to the front of the house looking for an adventure, so matt told me to run and get some boards that were hanging up in the shed so I did, but the time i'd come back with the boards, Janelle had come outside, walked up to Rachaun, tickled his back and walked him half way back to his enclosure, then ...
... an hour and a half later. Setback number 3. Regroup: off to lunch at a quite decent restaurant two blocks away. Restaurant called The Firehouse (thank you Yelp), and served an enormous salad with chicken that kept me busy until time to go back for the tour.
The tour was quite interesting (photos appended). The building is LAVISH with a capital everything (hardy-har har, with only one "a" this time). This ...
... be serious. Unfortunately Subash decided to be his happy and jovial self. The custom guy was not budging. He asked a whole lot of questions, we showed him a whole lot of documents including our itinerary and visa waivers (a requirement for New Zealanders who travel to USA). He asked us where we travelled to. We gave him the list of countries. Then he asked us if we had a home in New Zealand. We said no we were renting and we put everything in storage to travel the world. He then asked ...