We arrived at our hotel Oamaru, NZ, about 11 pm local time last night. 48 hours door to door from our house to here. This was easily the worst flying experience in many, many years, top three or top five lifetime. Among other things, I was set back about $1,100 in unexpected (and unbudgeted) costs in order to simply get here.
Irregular blogging will continue until morals improve.