Saturday, February 3, 2018

Report #33 Auckland, New Zealand February 2, 2018 Friday Chance of sun & 74 degrees Part #4 Of 5 71 Pictures

The hike continues…..

 

 

Looking for a place for lunch

 

Windsor Castle for lunch?

 

Guess not….it was closed until dinner

 

More of a nightclub, we think

 

A pharmacy

 

Brick building

 

Lunch at Mink Cafe

 

Sometimes small is better

 

Outdoor dining too

 

They did have wine

 

Casual cafe

 

Ready to order

 

Beer instead of wine

 

Margherita pizza – looks good

 

Fries also

 

So hot, cooked fresh

 

Dessert was a piece of art

 

Too nice to eat

 

Hiking back towards the wharf

 

Ice cream sandwich

 

Parks throughout the city

 

Lots of traffic, despite gas being 2.11NZD a liter = 8.44 per gallon approximately

 

Train crossing

 

Old Railway Station

 

Story of this area

 

Hotel down by the harbor

 

Countdown is the local grocery store

 

A ramp into Countdown

 

Shopping done, going back to the ship

 

One of many pubs in the Britomart district

 

Ship  docked

 

The old Ferry Building

 

Downtown will be all new soon

 

Queen’s Wharf

 

Street to the ship

 

The ice cream shop near the ferry building

 

Hotel on Princes Wharf

 

Classic design

 

Crab shack

 

More businesses

 

A kiwi-style burger

 

Clever name for a restaurant

 

America’s Cup area

 

Very crowded tonight

 

Super yachts

 

Outside drinking

 

One of many boats in this marina

 

Some sleek yachts

 

Happy silver gull

 

Always looking for hand outs

 

A herring gull

 

Everyone is nice

 

Ready to sail

 

Viaduct

 

Good place to stop

 

Did not want to get stuck on the opposite side

 

What a view from here

 

Construction going on in the Wynyard district

 

Another view of Sky Tower

 

Filled to capacity

 

A Maori portal

 

A touch of British deco

 

Pizza place resembles a ship

 

Beast & Butterflies Restaurant

 

Street lights

 

The café in the sky

 

Downtown being renovated

 

The ship will leave by 8pm

 

Last of the guests coming back

 

Ferry terminal

 

Basketball courts by the ship

 

 

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