Heron'S Flight Villa
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... through the heart of the city; interestingly enough also the route for electric buses which seemed to occupy the central areas. We did some window shopping and took in a feel for the city - deciding that we both preferred it to Auckland only in a couple of hours. We continued to meander, finding ourself on Cuba Street which is allegedly a hipster spot for the people of Wellington. Eventually we were back on the water front beyond our car at a location called Oriental Bay which is ...
... was uneventful and we arrived in Wellington around 3p.m., a 6 1/2 hour drive.
Wellington is a compact vertical City much like San Francisco. Lots and lots of high rises. We located our "very high end" boutique hotel, City Life Wellington, between an eyeglasses store and a jewelry store. We entered on the first floor, got on the elevator and zoomed up to the sixth floor to the reception area. We checked ...
... s here is more expensive than in Australia, but also that we both found the english muffins to be less sweet than those in Australia.
By 9 we were at our accommodation asking for an early check in. 11:30 was the earliest we could check in so we moved our car to an all day park and walked down toward the waterfront. It was so beautiful to see the ocean, especially so close to the city. We spent an enjoyable hour in the museum of city and sea, ...
... We actually woke around 3.00am, got up had our showers and went up on deck to savour the last couple of hours and to watch the ship come in through the heads and make its way up what is probably the world's best harbour.
was still dark when we arrived, the lights of Sydney greeted us with a familiar
friendly salute, we were home.
... got off at little stops along the short climb uphill. Though it reminded us a little of Hong Kong's that took us to the very impressive Victoria Peak, it didn't have the same wow factor in terms of its magnitude nor its grand finale on exiting. A nice view was served up at the top, a small cable car museum and probably most attractive to us was the botanic gardens. These handily sloped gradually back into the centre of town, with herbs, spices, bush ...