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Summary of our trip

2017-03-01T14:33:16-07:00March 29th, 2009|

What did we like best about our trip? Well, it's hard to choose.  I think the Marlborough Sounds was the most beautiful place we stayed, followed as a close second by Ursula & Peter's home - the Coromandel.  The best accommodation I think was Hopewell (Marlborough Sounds) for sheer friendliness, simplicity and relaxation; Baycrest Motel [...]

Thursday 26 February

2017-03-01T14:33:16-07:00March 29th, 2009|

Our first flight doesn't leave until 7.30pm so we're slightly in limbo.  Check out of Hotel SO and arrange to leave our bags in a secure place at Cathedral Square.  We grab a last delicious NZ brekkie and then mooch around the shops for a bit.  Take the tram ride again - twice!  By this [...]

Wednesday 25 February

2017-03-01T14:33:16-07:00February 25th, 2009|

Well our last full day in New Zealand has been a long one!  We were up early and then off on our day of museum tours.  Our bus was late and picked us up at 9.20am and then we went to the Royal New Zealand Air Force museum.  We started with a behind the scenes [...]

Tuesday 24 February

2017-03-01T14:33:16-07:00February 24th, 2009|

Well we're onto our last few days holiday now so we've got to make the most of it.  I forgot to mention that our trendy hotel room doesn't have a window (it's a bit like a very luxury prison) so consequently got up today and put on a cotton dress and went outside and it [...]

Monday 23 February

2017-03-01T14:33:16-07:00February 23rd, 2009|

We check out of the Anchor Inn motel today.  Dump our stuff at the train station and then wander around the town - there's not a whole lot to do when only have a few hours before the train leaves so look at the shops, walk along the beach and visit the Kaikoura Museum which [...]

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