Fitzherbert Castle Motel
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Elmo is so cute!!!
He is quiet easy to catch and he is good to handle.
Today was the first time I was allowed to ride for a longer time. His trot is very very different to that what Maja does so it is not so easy for me to get the right rhythm in trot. His canter is good ...
... ferry but being early we thought we could see if we could swap and they said it was fine. It meant we got to Wellington earlier which was good. To be honest though, people on New Zealand are so lovely and accommodating I would be surprised if they said no! Not sure the same could be said of customer services in the UK! I digress! Anyway to give you a little reminder for the next part of the story so you can really imagine ...
... village the man showed us the hot pools one was for cooking in by rapping vegetables in cloth and dipping them in. They had dropped a 50 m wire into that hole and it still had not hit the bottom! We then watched the geyser and it was spurting water up this time. We then went on to a pool that people sat next to because of the minerals the guy was rather confused with the minerals but basically it was calcium sulphite. We ended it by having a short walk then going ...
... is now known for its grapes and fruits ( apples, pears, plums, nectarines, peaches.
Stayed in a lovely B&B on top of a hill (Hawks Hill) overlooking the Port and town of Napier. Tea and cake were served when we arrived. A common ritual of afternoon tea seems to be commonplace. ( I love it!! )
This weekend happened to be the "Napier Art Deco" festival which has been running for 20 years. Many of the buildings were built ...
... plenty of great scenery in the vicinity. Massey University is a long walk out of town, over the river, and set it glorious grounds which seemed to befit an agricultural university. Though agriculture is about growing and rearing things rather than fabulous parks but, you know, poetic licence. On Sunday evening I walked down Fitzherbert Street, passing motel after motel, so many that it seemed the town would never be short of a room to stay in even if every occupant had a guest ...