Blown Away

Scotsman takes a bracing tour of Wellington, “New Zealand’s Windy City.’ Highlights include Te Papa (“spacious and informative, an emporium of knowledge”), Old St Paul’s (a cosy bijou of splendour”), a 4WD circuit of the coastal seal colonies, and eateries Petit Lyon, Logan Brown and the Backbencher. As the night progresses, the writer notes that “Wellington – sober on the outside, a po-faced Presbyterian bastion by day – swings by night … the populace itself was soaring so high it might never come down and not even the wind could keel us over. The city itself was being blown away.”


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