We spent our last night in the Napier/Hastings area parked at a free camping area on Clifton Beach.
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Felicity and I have been visiting the world’s largest mainland gannet colony today. Continue reading Cape Kidnappers
At the north end of Waihi Beach a track heads up the cliff into the bush. It is benched and almost wide enough for a vehicle, so presumably it was built for horse traffic at one time.
Continue reading Orokawa and Homunga Bays
Only a week into spring, yesterday’s blue sky and warm sun made us think summer is just around the corner. We packed our lunch, pulled on our boots and headed out to north Piha to walk up the coast.
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Our choice to head south in our campervan for the weekend seems to have been a good one, judging by reports of flooding up north.
Continue reading Tapakapanga and Miranda
The last two days of our Thai holiday have been at a dive resort on “Turtle Island”. While we haven’t seen any turtles yet, the marine life on the reef in front of the hotel is fantastic.
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On Monday, the van taking us to the ferry picked us up at 7.30AM, before the hotel restaurant opened. We assumed we would be able to buy food at the pier, but we were driven directly to the boat and herded straight on board along with about 60 other tourists.
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