Willows Reach Lodge
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... for twelve and a half weeks and had an 8am check-in the next day. So there was no stopping us camping as close as possible!!
....No more sleeps to go!!!! Yay!!!
This was the day we'd been waiting for. At 7:59am we stood at the intercom, ready to call apartment number 219. We didn't want to appear over keen, so waited until 8:01am before pressing the buzzer...
... that night. In the day we explored around Auckland, which is as they go quite a picturesque city. There also seems to be a huge Asian community, most shops and takeaways were run by them. Today on Auckland, Australia were playing New Zealand in the World Cup cricket. So we went along to the stadium to see what was going on. We got a few freebies on the way like fake moustaches which was quite hilarious. ...
... I've left it on the luggage trolley. I pull over into a petrol station; frantically call Steve who comes back and picks me up, leaving Jane and the hire car at the garage. A quick sprint back to the airport car park to where I left the luggage trolley and there it isn't. Just as despondency sets in, Steve hears an announcement that a black bag has been handed in at the arrivals desk..... ...
Getting to New Zealand
- didn't sleep great on the flights
- Was going in a direction such that the sun set for about 2 hours
- Landed around 6:30 am
- Got through passport control and whatnot and was on a bus by 8:30 am
- Arrived at the hostel too early to get a bed, but was able to drop off my backpack
- Next, I went to Waiheke Island
- Walked to Oneroa Beach, which was very empty for some reason
- I then walked ...
We decided to use this day to take full advantage of the internet and update the blog and do more research about the area's we wished to go to. We had an amazing omelette for breakfast and took a little walk along the beach and to the top of a cliff to view some Gannets and their juvenilles (which supposedly should have flown away to Australia by now!) and we saw a rather cool cave. We took advantage of having a hot shower and continued to plan more ...