Again settled in to showgrounds; such excellent use of huge grounds and facilities not always fully utilised, or at least not every day of every year. There are about seven or eight different parties in here tonight, all enjoying the fair tariff without all the fluffery that is offered at smart camping grounds charging equally smart prices.
Our visit to the Information Centre reaped copious brochures and information regarding the attractions this city of 140,000 people offers. We had done some reading up before we embarked on our way here and decided that we should climb the water tower at
Denmark Hill Conservation Park and visit the that doubles as the social history museum, and then move on. Art Gallery
We have discovered however that there is a rail trail just north, that starts at Lowood, just a little
. We have no bikes, but are keen to attack a small part of it on foot, as did my parents do the Otago Rail Trail. Unlike them however we will not make much more than a token effort, but perhaps give ourselves a taste tester for a future adventure. Perhaps…. north west