Bay of Islands Resort
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Saturday We set off late morning on our journey up north. We both having been drinking too much because water is far too expensive and drinking water taps are few and far between. We pulled over at a petrol station on our journey and there was 2 1l bottle of orange juice on offer for $5 which is almost £2.50. After barely drinking for days. I was buying them whether not not I could 1 afford too and 2 whether they were an essential! Orange juice has never tasted so good. It was ...
... Zealand. (Yes, we went to the southern most tip in South NewZealand). The ocean views ere incredible. The Maori believe the spirits of the dead pass through the northern most point after death. The bus proceeded down a sandy stream and stopped for the adventuresome to go sand boarding. It's like sledding, but on sand dunes instead. Pete ...
... cause we had the honor to see some Killer Whales passing the bay just few hundreds metres of the beach. It is just unbelieveble to watch such animals in reality. To make the day nearly perfect we also met some dolphins performing for us right in front of our boat. Real entertainers.
Never expected to see a country with so many different faces. Can't wait to explore more of ...
... was trying to sell a piece to us! We explored town hall and saw the police station. It made us laugh as it was tiny, I don't think they have a problem with crime in this little community!
We soon caught the ferry back as our bellies were rumbling and made our tuna pasta. We then caught up on our new favourite tv programme, which is The Bachelor NZ. Colm can say its my programme all he wants but he was hooked intentively on it! We ...
... rights between the two parties. All very interesting and when we booked we had no idea it was Waitangi Day!
An early start on Thursday so we were packed up and ready for a pick up for a boat trip to the hole in the rock. We also hoped to see some dolphins and if very lucky whales. Within 10 minutes of leaving we did stop to watch three dolphins swimming next to the boat. It was great! In the Bay area the sea was calm but the captain stopped before going ...