Auckland Rocks- Day 1

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Morning showers cleared to brings about a gorgeous day

Morning showers cleared to bring about a gorgeous day

Gentle Reader,

hold on to your woollies, but it is Winter here in The Friendliest Place on Earth (a.k.a. New Zealand).  This morning after a fab breakfast at Hotel DeBrett and a tête-à-tête about our itinerary with lovely Roberta ,at the front desk, we embarked on a walking-non-jet lag-thinking-self guided-tour of the city. Here are our recs with kids:

1. Hit the aquarium
Kelly Tarlatons
The penguins rock- ’nuff said

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Penguins take the center stage!

As for the moon jellies???

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Moon Jelly Glory

And as for sea horses and scorpion fish?

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Amazing Moving Walkway Shark Tank

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Stingray Smile

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Grumpy Scorpion Fish

Then a coffee break

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Auckland Latte vs Los Angeles Latte? Auckland all the way… Their dairy is superior… Sorry California…

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Brown Bear Fighting Jetlag.

Then the Auckland Maritime Museum

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Beautiful New Zealand Maritime Museum

Such an interesting exhibit on immigration and real time stories

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An Amazing Immigration Letter Posted in the Maritime Musem

Reminding us all of the importance of place.
Then to the fish market

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Auckland Fish Market

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Auckland Fish Market

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HAY-UGE Lobsters (Kiwi’s call ’em Crayfish)

Then finally, home, with for a board game and sleep

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Jetlag thwarted… Thanks Balderdash!

A great day in Auckland!

6 thoughts on “Auckland Rocks- Day 1

  1. Wow. BB is concentrating really hard in that coffee shop. Would love to know what the decision was about. Loved today, what are “we” doing tomorrow? Can’t wait.

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