The lease on our university-owned house is up, and we are moving today – in 45 minutes, in fact.
Here is where we are moving to (marked with an arrow) – my friend Rebecca from the CELTA course very generously offered to put us up in her house in Owhiro Bay
On the map it is highlighted pink, right by Island Bay
But before we left, we had a few lovely days in the house where we spent amazing 3,5 months.
(Our current house, marked with a star)
The living room
On the way back we walked to an area called Kelbrun shops. The walk up, and then down was lovely and we wished we had discovered this particular area sooner. We bought some wine for our Valentine’s day dinner (an otherwise modest affair with some meatballs and rice I had cooked the day before)
And the last picture. As I mentioned before, here in New Zealand they are big on recycling, which is great. Glass is placed in special containers and picked up on certain days. Our glass recycling box got stolen, and apparently we aren`t the only one to experience this, because here is what’s written on our neighbors’ recycling box: