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After flying back to Auckland, we stayed the night at Mike & Jess' place. The kids enjoyed playing together while we visited and got their NZ recommendations.
The next couple of days were rainy, keeping us mostly in the car to tour the Coromandel Peninsula. We stopped for the night in Whitianga, with a break in the weather to hike …
Wednesday brought a trip to Whitianga for supplies and a few other jobs; including a visit to the library where Steve had to pretend to be Ken so he could get books out on Ken's card - which had run out so he got involved in telling a few porkies and forging a signature! He also had a dose of the Doone bug from the weekend, I assume not as retribution! Thursday we took a trip down the coast a bit to Otama and Opito bays, via Black Jack ...
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Today, the road leads to Cathedral Cove. But first we stop quickly to act as kids and enjoy the jumping pillow at our campsite. A 45-minute walk takes 30-minutes longer than I had expected we’d be walking. I thought a quick 15-minute jaunt would bring us to Cathedral Cove. What is Cathedral Cove, anyway? I don’t know! Erik wants to go so I’m tagging along.
Had a great drive from auckland seeing some stunning scenery and bays; after fortifying ourselves with an organic vegetarian lunch, we rode the Driving Creek Railway through the Kauri Forest to the "Eyefull" lookout. Fantastic. Had written a lot more about this but I've just deleted it by accident!! We were hoping to go stargazing and our luck held and we visited an enthusiastic astronomer in the dark hills near ...
... ideal for our purposes.) Once the ideal temperature spot is found, the group then begins to dig a pool big enough for everyone to fit into. In the case of our group of nine adults, that was a considerably large pool. The crucial part is the construction of adequate walls because as the tide goes out, the more water you can retain, the more enjoyable your natural hot tub experience will be. Being amateurs, we struggled a lot with this concept, but we eventually made ...
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