Wellington is a really funky city and we've really enjoyed our two days here....there are no big sights to see, but it's just got a great atmosphere, lots of bars and cafes and Indonesian/Malaysian/Thai restaurants and great breakfast diners. (Owen has got over his withdrawal from cereal and is eating cooked breakfasts...) It's colder than Auckland and really windy (right in the middle of the roaring forties). We're staying in a backpackers tonight and saying goo...
Maggie and Owen's Kiwi Journal
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Saturday 30th July I'm writing this in Wellington, and we've had a lovely relaxing day here today, but the big thrill really was the journey here. We had the ride of our lives on the Overlander yesterday, an epic 12 hour train ride from Auckland to Wellington along the mountainous spine of the North Island. We travelled with Rob and his colleague Mia (from Lebanon) and her boyfriend Rick, who is a Kiwi and his mum who is Aussie. We left Auckland at 7.25am, the ...