Monday, March 05, 2007

The Honkers-Kiwi-Aussie Tour: New Zealand Summary - The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

(In no particular order)
The Good:
- Taieri Gorge Train, Dunedin
- Shopping in Alexandra
- Mt. Cook
- Pukekos
- Elliots Comfort Inn, Paraparaumu
- Ngaio Marsh House Tour
- Christchurch Tram
- Ahuriri Campground, Omarama
- Britomart, Auckland
- Southward's Auto Museum, Paraparaumu

The Bad:
- restaurant service is generally poor
- Queenstown tourist hell

The Ugly:
- $25 per person departure tax that they spring on you at airport check-in when you leave NZ
- no signs for the airport in Christchurch
- steepest street in the country at Dunedin

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