Discovery Settlers Hotel
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- Conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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Back to the Adventure South routine today, alarm set for 6.30am, shower and breakfast at 7.30. Today we were to cycle south along the coastal road from Russell, in and out of beautiful bays. Of course bays meant ups and downs and there were plenty of them!
Our coffee stop wasn't until 40km so we certainly earned our cake, we didn't get to …
Overnight we discovered yet another problem with water leaking into the cabin. We had this repaired before while in Invercargill, but it had obviously re-occurred. The gland around the water pump was leaking AGAIN.
That is the reason we had to divert to Lower Hutt to get it repaired.
The SH1 up the East Coast is the most boring road we have been on so far in New Zealand and very busy. This is the first time we have encountered a traffic jam and the road is just ...
... salad and other bits laid out as a buffet. Back at the camper we notice a load of cars have parked up on the grass area next to us. People are hanging about the cars, some with their boots open, almost as if it is a car boot sale. But we notice a formal looking lady standing behind a fold up picnic table, seemingly presiding over a wedding. The Bride and Groom are dressed up, and a few others, but most attendees are casual in shorts and t-shirts. ...
... could just about make out our pitch and the outline of what I think is a lake?? Only time will tell in the morning. We can hear the distant roar of the waterfall, so we must be close to the falls. There is an outdoor swimming pool, which the girls are desperate to go in, we are hoping they forget about it by morning! I can’t wait until sunlight to see the true extent of the beauty of our surroundings. Something tells me we won’t be disappointed.
... the hills and the morning has a feeling of autumn about it. "The Captain" keeps his foot on the gas as we are trying to catch the 11am ferry across the Waihou Rivers to Rawene. Alas we arrive at the small quayside to see the ferry about 4 metres off shore and on its way across the river! The quay facilities and inhabitants are limited - in fact there is a sign board and 3 chickens! so, one of the great advantages ...