My friend and ex colleague joined me in New Zealand and we headed south of the North Island first to see Wellington. Its a lovely city (pity about the earthquakes) quaint and pretty and compact. Its smaller than Auckland, which was too crowded and city like for me.
|curved staircase at the hostel|
|love the green toilet!|
actually is an off season for earthquakes. I was woken up at 1am to feel the bed shaking and no it wasn't me shagging anyone just a 4.something tremor. I loved the buildings, from art deco to the late 1800's that dot the city centre, loved the little train that took us to the top where the botanical gardens are. The views up there of the city and harbour are amazing even if my friend and I got an eyeful of a young lad running straight into us with his willy hanging and bouncing along....and by young lad I mean a young man of about 16 or 18. Highlight of the trip as I haven't seen a real willy in ages........
|views from the top....no willy shots though|