just like plymouth – only newer

it’s a three day weekend so we’re off to new plymouth to see some more of nz and hopefully go for a tramp on mt taranaki. as we passed though hawera (home of nz’s largest private collection of elvis memorabilia)…

city safari

today we participated in the metlink city safari. hard to describe – but combine orienteering, a scavenger hunt and “amazing race” and you’re close. technically it is called a rogaine and in a fixed duration event where you challenged to visit…

i ordered fettucini, not puccini

tonight we went to see puccini’s la boheme at the majestic saint james theater. on the plus side we it continues to be great to live in such a compact city where it’s a breeze to get around (sans car).…