This Sunday was a Wellington Sunday. In the morning Wellington’s windy reputation was totally truthful. A huge storm blew as we went to the gourmet market. Yes E and I also have nice food as a hobby in common. At the outdoors market the fruit and vegs were almost blown out of their boxes. That market was good but not extremely exciting. Very much as we are used to at home apart form some of the more exotic veg. Have to say the fruit and veg did look nice. Next to the outdoor market there is an indoor market with local produce. Here we stuffed ourselves with chocolate chilli ice-cream and coconut-honey ice-cream. Not exactly a bad place to be with all that wind 🙂 We also met, what my friends consider the best chef in Wellington, Martin Bosley. After a short conversation we verbally booked a place for lunch in his restaurant on Monday. So that is how you make a reservation on market day
Te Papa was our next place. It is next to the marketplace really a must do in Wellington. They have great exhibits as well as a good solid base collection. Strangly the standard exhibition on plate tectonics was incredibly busy. Never saw this many people thare and it was the 4th or 5th time I was there. Of course I was very ahppy at the fashion and costume exhibition the had on.
After this we met more of E’s friends. Winthin minites it felt as if we had been part of the group for years instead of the minutes. We had so much fun and went for dinner with them and then homeward. We did book the interislander, but the boat we wanted was full for Monday. After a short discussion with E. we deciced that we would take the Tuesday crossing and add a day of Wellington.