10.03.2007 - 11.03.2007
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Having arrived in Auckland early evening on Saturday I walked into my dorm to find a girl I went to school with at Droitwich. Spooky or what, of all the hostels in Auckland and all the hundreds of rooms in this hostel! We were both a bit shocked but headed out for dinner to catch up. Auckland is also called the City of Sails and I really have never seen so many boats in one place before. Auckland festival was also on that week and they held a huge firework display in The Domain with music and men wearing fireworks. but it was the most spectacular display I've ever seen. We then stopped off for a couple of pints on Lion Red in the local!
Sunday was spent sorting out my onward travels as I hadn't arranged a thing in New Zealand other than my flight home. I then headed to Mission Beach for a traditional fish'n' chips in brown paper on the sea front. The snapper was delicious. Mmmm. Orientated myself in the Town and went to a posh hotel bar for a drink with the best view of the city at night.