Hacienda Motor Lodge
Travel Blogs from Palmerston North
Yes!!!, finally Jordan and Jenna received their Christmas parcel from us Feb 21 2014! We should have just brought it with us.
I felt badly that they didn,t have the Christmas stockings for Christmas morning as I had planned. I thought 2 months was a generous amount of time with regular mail, and not air mail. ( as you know I am carefully frugal, and I did not want to spend close to ...
... although I know there are requests outstanding for toilet pictures and ones of us both. We take internet for granted in the UK !!
Taupo is a nice town right by the lakeside. We had lunch looking at the lake and admiring the distant mountains and clear blue water.
We we then pushed south so we were nearer Wellington stopping to camp at a ...
... caught in headlight eyes shining brightly at us. Claire advised me to keep the light on her while she went and set up the trap. "Oh god" I thought. My first kill. Kind of.
Claire set up the trap and about 30 minutes later we heard the snap. I simultanously was really interested in and dreaded seeing the aftermath, but I didn't want to look like a suburban pansy in front of the Griffins. We walked outside and I watched James grab ...
... I said...miles out! Although it was a pleasant spot next to the river... and FREE, it still took us ages to find it and and ages to get to the farm!
Luckily we set off early and our plans to do a walk before hand were scuppered due to the fact that we couldnt find any well marked trails! and so we arrived at the farm around lunch time yesterday! Luckily Andrew,who owns the farm and our host for the next few days along with his wife ...
... that English class has only been watching the movie of Romeo and Juliet, so I haven’t done too much there. I also have to supervise ‘study’ classes, where I just wander around and make sure the girls are doing homework (or as they call it here, prep) and aren’t on Facebook. I also have to do that in a computer room during flexi-time. My other main job so far has involved the boarding houses, some nights I just have to sit ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking