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After a three hour flight from New Zealand to Sydney, we picked up our rental car ( what a rip off, avoid redspot at all costs ! ) and off went towards Hunter valley. Unfortunately, by that time it was peak hour and we had to cross town. Not fun. We arrived at the hotel way after Australian dinner time so we only had a drink with some olives. To be honest we were so tired we didn't mind that much.
Hunter valley is one of ...
... wined' out we next stopped off at a place called Tempus Two, which whilst also a major winery, was also a smelly cheese producer. I love my cheese with wine, but Kirsty can only handle mild cheddar at the most. I was very proud of her though as she tried and liked the first few cheeses! As we pressed on though and the cheeses got furrier and smellier she soon remembered her hate for them. Perhaps the dream of weening her on to red wine and cheese is still a way off ...
... it. Just had to buy it for Jo for Christmas and in memory of our fabulous meal we shared to celebrate her birthday earlier this year in Paris.
After this we had a quick pit stop at one of those chutney, dukkah style places and then on to lunch. We went to Harrigans on the recommendation of Bob Stewart, the General Manager of Tumut Shire Council, Really nice bistro pub style food. I had the "Sapper". Not sure about the spelling ...
... amount of pints and headed towards the stadium (or so we thought).... Turns out we had no idea where it was TAXI! But we made it. Crisis averted. The fans were great. We watched, shouted, chanted and fist pumped our boys in red to a whopper win over Combined Country! There was no comparison. My mood was dampened when a Welsh boy who was sleeping on the bunk bed above me woke up at 4am and vomited off the top bunk onto the floor and onto me! Ugh! Those Welsh boys can't handle their ...
... won't let you go Simply Red: If you don't know me by now. Gladys Knight and The Pips: Midnight train to Georgia. Chicago: Hard Habit to Break Jack Johnson: Good People Lion -Kiss Me UB40 - Red wine (Shiraz in particular :-) Paul McCartney: Four seasons in one day Chris Rea: Fool if you think it's over And so we arrived at our destination. The big surprise ? No traffic! For long sections of the journey there were very few cars making the drive ...
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