Sunday, 23 September 2007


On the way back, about 10 km from Akaroa we stopped at Hotel Duvauchelle named after two French Brothers. It is the oldest Hotel in New Zealand and it has had around 30 ownners. We had a nice cup of coffee but we are coming certainly back for a meal one day because the finest meals are served here.
The Hotel is very cosy and houses a huge collection of teapots and other knick knacks. The fun is that since I started making photo's for my blog I suddenly spot lots of pretty things I wouldn't have noticed before.
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  1. very nice hotel and you promised me that we go there when i'm in new zealand next year. hopefully for a good meal and not for a cup of tea.

  2. The Duvauxchelle looks really inviting!

  3. This is awesome Marja! I love the pic of the tea pots as I love them myself. Great article.

  4. We are in the midst of a budding photographer. You are in New Zealand and could take pictures in all directions from any point and have uniqueness for your blog. I really do love collections.

  5. Bert it's all in the planning

    Yes Dickiebo it was a great place.

    Yeh Rebicmel, I loved the teapots too.

    I just have a simple camera which can't do everything but thanks.

  6. I was so happy to see this post. I just love Akaroa, & the sights & places round about. We used to stop at the Hilltop Hotel sometimes, on the way over there. I love the history of the whole area. I have an Aunt who was born there.


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