Mark's Wanderlust

             The Memories that you want, And be able to tell later, You have to make now

All My Hotels, Resorts and Home Stay's  The Places where I slept. 118 in total !!

these are only the One's in Oceania !



Nr 18 

YMCA Hotel **

30-1-2007 untill 01-02-2007

Christchurch - New Zealand

Lovely hotel just no private bath room! but that was not very annoying. near the hotel is a big beautiful park. and it is also near the city center .





Nr 17 

Queenstown Lodge ***

Queenstown Resort College ***

28-01 untill 30-01-2007

Queenstown - New Zealand

What a city! really, really enjoyed it here. I would definitely come back so beautiful!

Unfortunately, this is now a school so you can not sleep here . at this amazing place. of course there are many more beautiful place here in this city. Queenstown is a town with over 10,000 residents on the South Island of New Zealand. Queenstown is situated on the north east coast of Lake Wakatipu , with The Remarkables in the background


Back in 2007 Our Acion rides


Nr 16 

Te Anau Great Lakes Park***

Te Anau - New Zealand

26 -1-2007 untill 28-01-2007

Near by is Doubtful Sound is the deepest fjord ( 421m ) in the Fiordland National Park on the Tasman Sea and is one of the most appreciated tourist destinations in New Zealand. and the Manapouri Power Station is an underground hydroelectric power plant on the western arm of Lake Manapouri in Fiordland National Park, in the South Island of New Zealand. 850 MW of installed capacity (although limited to 800 MW for permission limits of resources, is the largest hydroelectric power station in New Zealand, and the second largest power plant in New Zealand.


Our trip to Doudtful Sounds


Nr 15 

Heartland Hotel***

Fox Glacier - New Zealand

from 24-1 till 26-1-2007

Do the Minnihaha walk ( 20min )

The Fox Glacier Hotel was originally built in 1925 for the local Sullivan family who were Considered the original pioneering family of the area. It has played host to climbers, adventurers and tourists ever since.

The original property has leg extended and upgraded over time with significant refurbishment at first floor level constantly 2007


Our Fox trip ( sorry very old movie )


Nr 14 

Revingtons hotel*** Closed

Greymouth New Zealand

From 23-1 until 24-1-2007

Historic Revingtons Hotel is centrally located in the main Greymouth Shopping and business center. Revingtons is a gracious old building which boasts a good deal of history, having leg a focal point of Greymouth since 1876. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip Revingtons constantly stayed at the Coronation Tour of 1954.




Nr 13

The Beachcomber **

Nelson - New Zealand

From 22-01-2007 until 23-01-2007

From here you can very well go to the Abel Tasman National Park. where you can make great hikes. boat trips, and enjoy sun and sea. especially nature is overwhelming here !


Watch Mari Johnson at her best. 


Nr 12

Comfort Hotel ***

Wellington - New Zealand

From 20-01-2007 until 22-1-2007

Very good hotel, good location




Nr 11 

Art Deco Masonic Hotel ***

Napier - New-Zealand

From 18-1-2007 Till 20-1-2007





Nr 10 

Discovery lodge ***

Taupo - New-Zeeland 

From 17-1 till 18-1-2007

The Tongariro Alpine Crossing is 19.4km. It ascends and descends 765m 1126m. There are two climbs substantialism entre each taking 45 minutes and 60 minutes to complete. Actual walking time is about 5 to 6 hours at an average walking pace. Please talk to us if you are unsure of your capabilities. 



When we were there this happened


Nr 9 

Alpin Motel***

Rotorua - New Zealand

From 15-1-2007 until 17-1-2007

This HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Rotorua Rotorua Provides MOTEL ACCOMMODATION for the discerning and budget conscious traveler. Inspection is welcome.

Go to the Polynesian Spa

Website: www.polynesianspa.co.nz





Nr 8 

Casa Bella Motel ***

Paihia - New Zealand

From 13-01-2007 until 15-1-2007

Casa Bella in Paihia is 2 minutes walk from the beach and offers free Wi-Fi, a small pool and a tennis court. You can also enjoy free parking, a spa tub and barbecue facilities. 
Casa Bella Motel is built in Spanish style and offers a variety of self-catering accommodation which are cleaned daily. All spacious studios are well equipped with a kitchenette and dining area. The units are equipped with a flat-screen LCD TV with over 50 satellite channels.





Nr 7

Rainbow Hotel **closed

Auckland - New Zealand

From 11-1-2007 until 13-1-2007

Apollo Hotel Auckland***
at this location website

Located in the heart of Auckland City, go to Viaduct Harbour its is amazing first class residential, commercial and entertainment area. Full of life constantly the daytime and nighttime, Viaduct Harbour is where Auckland city meets the ocean.