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Itinerary
Welcome to the amazing travels of this Grouchy Aul'man!
Walking stick in hand saves queing at airports and it shoos kids out of the way when boarding planes, scattering them like pidgeons in St Marks Square. Heh!Heh!
(Hope you imagined that laugh as being particularly evil-Dick Dastardly Evil)
Mar 3, 2005 - Thursday: Depart Dublin 16.30; Arrive London 17.50
Depart London 21.25.
Mar 4, 2005 - Friday: Arrive Bangkok 15.40.
Overnight: Rembrandt Hotel.
Mar 5, 2005 - Sunday: Early morning to Chatachuk Market.
Overnight: Rembrandt Hotel.
Mar 5, 2005 - Saturday: Touring - Golden Palace,On the River.
Overnight: Rembrandt Hotel.
Mar 7, 2005 - Monday: Depart Bangkok 17.40.
Mar 8, 2005 - Tuesday: Arrive Sydney for change-over. 06.25.
Depart Sydney 09.20. Arrive New Zealand/Auckland at 14.15. Overnight at the Skycity Hotel.
Mar 9, 2005 - Wednesday: 08.00 pick up my 1.8 Toyota Corrola Automatic. On to National Park, Tongiraro.
Mar 10, 2005 - Thursday: I intend helicoptor flyby of the 3 "Sisters", hope they don't decide to BLOW. Overnight: National Park
Mar 11, 2005 - Friday: 369 kms to Wellington. 5 to 6 hours drive.
Overnight: Settlers Motor Lodge.
Mar 12, 2005 - Saturday: Depart Wellington 09.30 sailing on the "Arahura" 3 hour cruise across the bay to Picton. Collect new car and continue on to the town of Nelson.
Overnight with Bill and Kate Glencross.
Mar 13, 2005 - Sunday: All day Nelson area, north west coast out to Golden Bay.
Mar 14, 2005 - Monday: And so the quest continues: continue via Cape Foulwind and overnight near Greymouth.
Mar 15, 2005 - Tuesday: To Franz Josef for 2 overnights.
Mar 16, 2005 - Wednesday: Helicoptor trip?
Mar 17, 2005 - Thursday: To Queenstown for 3 Overnights.
Mar 18, 2005 - Friday: Dart River Safari, including Jetboat.
Mar 19, 2005 - Saturday: Milford Sound coach trip and cruise.
Mar 20, 2005 - Sunday: On to Te Anau for 3 Overnights
Mar 21, 2005 - Monday: Day of rest, washing clothes etc.
Mar 22, 2005 - Tuesday: Coach/Cruise Doubtful Sound.
Mar 23, 2005 - Wednesday: To Invercargill. Overnight.
Mar 24, 2005 - Thursday: To Dunedin. Overnight.
Mar 25, 2005 - Friday: Visit both the Albatross and the penguin colony's. Contiue to Oamaru. Overnight.
Mar 26, 2005 - Saturday: Head into Macenzie Country, Hydro Power Stations, Dams etc. To Mount Cook for overnight.
Mar 27, 2005 - Easter Sunday: Last full day in NZ. To Christchurch for overnight.
Mar 28, 2005 - Easter Monday: Flight to Sydney 14.00 hrs.
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