Bella Vista Motel Palmerston North
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Hello again! Well we're done driving, we returned the car tonight. The past few days since I last wrote have been a bit of a blur becuase Pam has been sick again since Auckland! She FINALLY went to the doctor after one of the owners of the hostels said "what is WRONG with YOU? You might have MENINGITIS!!!" and that got her to the doctor haha... …
Arrived back home today. Although it is only about an 8 hour flight from Honolulu to Auckland, due to the date line we left at 11pm on Wednesday and land in NZ shortly after 6am on Friday.
What can I say about the trip.
It was great to spend time with my parents.
The NCL cruise as expected, was well organised, it's a great way to see the different islands and I would recommend it to anyone thinking of visiting Hawaii.
Staying outside ...
... list of 14 questions based on things we should see if we followed the expected course plus 4 photos of things that would need to be recognized en route.
We returned to the hotel room and immediately used Google Earth to try to answer all the questions. Reality may differ, but hey, it's a start!
The weather is expected to be good for tomorrow, possibly very good on the South Island. If so we hope to fly Milford Sound as part of our second leg: Hokitika to ...
... and then after some Googleing, we promptly headed out in the opposite direction, to Wanganui to go out for dinner. It was a very nice dinner, and I tried my very first New Zealand lamb, which was very tasty. However the drive was a little harrowing, going down curving roads with absolutely no street lights. And, we hadn’t figured out our headlights yet. It was little bit terrifying, but we arrived in ...
... IT RAINED) AND ON ONE OTHER OCCASION WE PUT THEM ON BEFORE A GONDOLA RIDE AS WE THOUGHT THAT IT MIGHT BE COLD UP THE TOP.
THE REST OF THE TIME IT WAS FINE AND WARM.
MOST NIGHTS IT WAS A SHEET ONLY ON THE BED. WE COULDN’T HAVE ASKED FOR
IN THE ENTIRE TIME AWAY JOAN MIGHT HAVE HAD A COUPLE OF ASPIRIN FROM TIME
TO TIME AND FOR THE REST OF THE TIME IT WAS UP BRIGHT EYED AND BUSHY TAILED IN THE ...