The Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Helensville
... für einen gemütlichen Stadtbummel genutzt, war in kleinen für Krimskrams und neuseeländisches Allerlei, habe gut 2 Stunden im Plattenladen verbracht und in neuseeländische Musik hinein gehorcht und habe anschließend einen leckeren Kaffee in einem schnuggelischen Hinterhof. Ponsonby hat ...
... as a surprise visit for the students. So as Howard has a lovely smart AUDI, I offered to pick her up and take her. EP was staying at the gorgeous Huntly Lodge in Yaldhurst rd, so I rock on up at 10.30 and we head down to the school. The students were wrapped to have her there, and although I'm sure some of them really didn't understand the superstar she really is, they did know that she was special, and were in awe of her, as she was of them. They sang for ...
... in a random suburb of auckland. However this did end up with a chinese woops! Ali had rice which was a lot nicer than my chow mein (was not english style) and the portions were so big they ended up lasting us about 3 meals!
We got back on the motorway on the way stopping only very quickly at what we thought was our first destination, Thames, as it was a really quiet town.
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... s biggest geyser (normally 30m once an hour) not doing much.
The South-East coastline is wine country, and via an arboretum we headed to a couple of vineyards for the obligatory tastings. Most amazing was finding a desert wine that we both really liked. Who would have thought it, I'll be drinking rose next! Wine country is also home to Napier - an entirely Art Deco town that was created after a 1931 earthquake ...
... con el auto. Llegamos a la feria y efectivamente había como 200 autos, con lo cual dijimos, paaa, tenemos para elegir lo que queramos, pero lo malo de la feria no eran los autos, sino los vendedores, el 60% eran indios con una pinta de garcas que mataban, y ya nos habían advertido, no le compren a los indios (nuestro respeto a los indios), el 35% eran revendedores que también nos generaban mucha desconfianza, y si ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking