Bayview Motel Wanaka
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Where do I start this blog? First of all apologies for not posting anything recently. As we moved to South Island we soon realised that wifi was difficult to access and expensive when it is available. We arrived in Wellington on the Sunday evening, 20th February and ran into difficulty. We have come to trust the GPS in the car but she (it is a …
Wanaka and Mount Aspiring national park With the weather turning out to be exactly as predicted for the South West coast of New Zealand - i.e. seriously wet! - we arrived at Wanaka in the rain and booked into Bayview Motel. Initially our booking was for the one night but as the accommodation - a one bedroom apartment, with patio doors out onto a …
... few hours there escaping from the rain. The next morning we visited the Transport and Toy Museum. It was a series of aircraft hangers full to the brim with Barbies, Star Wars figures and all manner of toys and childhood things. Other hangers were full with old cars, fire engines, bikes hanging from the ceiling and even a giant collection of salt and pepper shakers. As impressive as it was, it does leave you asking why?
... with the snow capped mountains in the background. The melted chocolate on the waffle didn't stay warm for long and it had frozen to the plate and cutlery. It came with fruit and ice cream as well. I love a bit of fruit, not really a fan of ice cream so let everyone else have that. For about an hour and a half we sat outside in the cold listening to the acoustic covers of my friend singing. She really is fabulous. Whenever we saw a big group of people walking by we would run ...
... better way is there to win people's hearts over than icing their actual hearts with sweet treats? I also reckon that many people will just bring baked goods in because that's easy so I'm going to make some homemade breaded chicken - it's not authentically British but I thought cold breaded cod would be a bit rank. We came home and Daisy started to bake. It's a Nigella recipe and it looked and smelt incredible coming out of the oven. I did have to run back to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting