Napier: a step back in time (Part 1)

Napier, when combined with its neighbouring township Hastings, is the sixth largest city in New Zealand.  Located on the East Coast of the North Island in Hawke’s Bay, the area is renowned for its horticulture, wineries, warm climate, and distinctive 1930s art deco architecture.  For our family trip to Napier, we’d factored golden beaches and … Continue reading Napier: a step back in time (Part 1)

Advertisements

Wellington

Darkness and a blaring alarm start my day: an early and rude awakening. Fogginess prevails in my half-asleep brain, as I stumble to pack my things. Purple toothbrush. Phone. My falling-apart glassons wallet. A drink bottle. Some weetbix and milk make their way down my throat. Ready to go. My way lit only by the … Continue reading Wellington