Shadzz Motel & Conference Centre
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This Monday we did some kind of "Bundesjugendspiele" and I was assigned to
"Kugelstoßen“, 100m sprint und „Speerwerfen“.
Well the 100m sprint I changed to 100m jogging*I did not sprint.
The “Kugelstoßen" went very well.
And the “Speerwerfen” discipline was cancelled.
... you could only cook these in an oven or on a BBQ and we had neither. Luckily I am resourceful and after a stint in the microwave and the frying pan I managed to rustle us up a tasty dinner. The next day we drive into Wellington. Unfortunately the weather was no better and it was pretty dead. I'd heard great things about Wellington but with such a short time there it was hard to tell. We treated ourselves to a lovely brunch, checked out ...
... 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 ...
... one.! Russell hit it off with the owner and operator of Salvare Wines. We had a unique experience of tastings out in the vineyard itself , under the shade of an umbrella. I enjoyed the following olive oil tastings along with various herbs and breads. Olive trees are also grown in this area and so this oil was made right here in Napier.
We had a lovely ending to the day as we were invited to join our host's dinner party. It felt like ...
... anyone around when I passed the sports centre on the outskirts. No one was using the rugby pitches, but inside they were playing table tennis. Convinced that I might like to work here, dealing with students who had chosen between this or England's Canterbury as the most boring places for 18 year olds, I wandered past the equestrian centre - curious horses, no people - to the Manawatu community athletics track. It was deserted, but with decent facilities, space for javelin, ...