Maison de la Mer
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Thursday 26th.We had a slow smooth journey to overnight and with the balcony door slightly ajar, we arrived in Akaroa on ahead of schedule. We woke to find us circled by high rolling hills. We noticed that the Sea Princes was also anchored in the harbour as well. The ferry boats were overside by 7.45 and the first passengers were on there way by 8.15am. ...
... in the bay and they came right up close to our boat.
Other than the dolphins I had a great time staying at this farm hostel. They had some great trails, sheep, a terrifying goose, and a fun staff. It was a great place to relax.
Tomorrow I am heading to Mt. Cook. I am staying two nights there and hope the weather is nice so I can get some good pictures of Mt. Cook.
... New Zealand - letting people make their own decision about whether they should jump 10m into deep seawater, at night, after having been drinking for several hours. What could possibly have gone wrong? An appropriate farewell salute to the North Island before we made the ferry crossing the next morning. Our first target with Gav & Soph upon arrival in the South Island had to be Marlborough. We rented a small house for a couple of nights, and thought it would be more efficient ...
... to find it very satisfactory. It had a lovely view over Akaroa and we were camped right at the start of the walking track into town, so Marc made a short trip to the bottle shop for some beers as I started dinner, and then he took Lotte to the playground as it had a 'tunnel slide!' and a 'bounce!' After dinner we enjoyed a gorgeous sunset over Akaroa.
Swimming with dolphins tomorrow, yay!
Distance travelled today: 140 km
Total distance travelled: 2722 ...
... Auckland and proceeded to customs. This was my first time using this passport checking machine-scanner thing, I felt like in the Bond movies with all this eye/face scanning thing going on. Karel acted all cool, since he’d done it already during his trip to Canada last year. Show off! :P
And here we were, sitting in Finnair airplane at 23:55, waiting for it to take off to the fist long leg of our journey - a 9,5 hour flight to Hong Kong. Note to myself – avoid ...