So we said farewell to Roturua and the smell of the sulphur and also goodbye to Darryn and his chum Brent. Darryn was truly an ambassador for this hotel and should be given a huge pay rise.
We were heading for the Scenic hotel in Napier. The scenery on the way was just out of this world and at last we began to see huge flocks of sheep, where before we had seen enormous flocks of cattle.
The jury is still out on the Maori evening. Entertaining yes, and some good food cooked in a pit for three hours. I thought there was a slight hint of kerosine but Mary was not convinced.
So we will mull a while over the evening and come back to it.
Meanwhile here comes bed number 6 and a view almost of the Pacific, better if we had been higher up. And the Hotel just looks exactly how I imagine the BBC TV Centre will look after they have converted it into flats. Napier is a major Art Deco centre. More of that tomorrow along with a trip to the biggest Gannet colony in the world. Thanks for reading and sleep well: I’m sure we will again! M & M