Rewa House B&B
Travel Blogs from Tairua
... mayan temple' (complete with drawbridge and moat) we sat back to watch two genuine children destroy our creation. The youth of today eh.
Our final D is a D for digging, and oh my did we do a lot of that! Now the main reason for our visit to this area of the coast was to see the famous 'hot water beach'. Obviously hot water is usually the last thing you'd think of at the beach, and the sea in New Zealand is pretty freezing. This beach is the one exception thanks to a ...
... with a deck out the front overlooking the bay and oyster beds and the sunset. Perfect with the bottle of Sav Blanc (NZ of course)! went for a drive along the road the motel is on and up along the high ridge lines where the houses have outsatnding views over the bay/inlet one way and out over the Pacific Ocean and islands the other way. Very nice!
... natürlich unsere Taschenlampen im Auto vergessen – aber Tasten und die kleinen roten Kameraleuchten haben uns zumindest vor gröberen Knochenbrüchen bewahrt. Eine Mordsgaudi.
Nach einem lookout und weiteren Gleisen waren wir zurück. Piet + Judi sind dann zurück zum Auto und fischen, ich bin den Weg am Fluss noch 6 km weiter bis Waikino gefolgt, wo mich die beiden dann 2 Stunden später wieder eingesammelt haben. Auf dem Weg hab ich noch n ...
... pigs, plus chickens and a peacock and peahen, and I forget what else. His property straddles the road, so the animals meander back and forth, so people stop to look at them, so now it's a tourist attraction, in the brochures and everything. Stewart was a really nice guy, happy to tell us about his animals and let us pet them and take pictures. He even went and got a day-old piglet to show us, still with its umbilical cord remnant, as well as a ...
... high on the side of the cliffs. The only problem with being high on a cliff and venturing to see a cove is the obvious difference in proximity to the water and we weren’t quite prepared for the long and hot trek up and down the side of the cliff face. Gemstone and Stingray Bays made some nice places to catch our breath and we made it down to Cathedral Cove after about a half hour trek.
The cove was beautiful and not too crowded when we ...
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