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Travel Blogs from Palmerston North
Well it's with tears in my eyes and a heavy heart that I leave my buddy and the Craine/Webster clan in Palmy. I've had a lovely time and its flown by all too quick. Had a little hiccup in the middle of the week when K managed to get a fegoa (think that's how you spell it) branch impaled on her eye. Poor love was in terrible pain for a couple of days. She was picking them for me. They taste a bit like ...
... would be similar to the South in terms of finding places to camp. In the South island, there’s a ‘holiday park’ around every corner and finding a place to pitch a tent is therefore a breeze. Not here. They’re far more sparse and it took quite some looking and driving to find this one. Luckily, our glove compartment is stuffed full of accommodation books and maps so eventually one of them ...
Thursday morning we woke up bright and early, because we were heading off to our
placement. The group headed to Palmerston North had to leave for the Auckland airport at 8:30, which made me more than a little nervous. I am crazy about getting places early and our flight left at 10:05, so I was more than a little twitchy about that timing. Anyway, we had to load up into these little airport vans, which is ...
... VERY REAL TO US FROM OUR SCHOOL DAYS THROUGH FOLLOWING BIG EVENTS ON TV (ROYAL WEDDINGS ETC)
WE WERE ALSO VERY TAKEN WITH OUR DAY TRIP TO OXFORD.
WE CAN SAY THAT WE SLEPT IN ZURICH BUT THAT WAS ABOUT IT.
AMSTERDAM WAS VERY INTERESTING- VERY LIBERAL AND HISTORICAL.
FLORENCE IS OLD, NARROW COBBLED STREETS, AND INITIALLY A BIT CONFUSING TO
GET AROUND. THE SIDE TRIP TO SIENA AND SAN GIMIGNANO WAS ALSO A GREAT DAY
... when another one approached and he let it pull over for me so I could get onto that one. Yeah I was glad to sit down because I was really afraid I'd have to walk, guh, would not have liked that ATALL.
So when I got at the hostel, I kinda had to go out right away again, because I had no cash left(there was no atm in nationalpark >_> losers. ) And yeah, got a subway along the way aswell.
Back in the hostel I got my room key, dropped my stuff ...