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... over to us :) Friday morning we tried Whale Watching again and despite the weather being clearer and warmer the sea was still unsafe to sail. Having seen it yesterday at South Bay marina, it was pretty rough! So we decided to head straight for Picton, 160km North. It was a beautiful drive. We tried to find a beach for lunch near Seddon but ended up lost at the end of an unpaved road. We could see the sea though. ...
... even saw a stingray swimming around the boats in the harbour. However, we've discovered the one potential disadvantage of the site...... All transport seems to centre aroundq the ferry arrivals and departures, and they go in the middle of the night too. So, just before ferry time, trucks, trains, cars, Motorhomes etc are arriving down the road and similarly leaving when it's docked. The place is deathly quiet the rest of the time, so we'll see what tonight ...
... of the world for green lipped mussels, also known as green shelled mussels. I had steamed mussels in garlic, white wine and herbs, delicious and Malc had a very good vegetarian platter as he is not a lover of mussels. The next part of the journey took us through mountain pine forests, wood must be a big industry here although there is little evidence of it apart from the odd area that has been felled and the odd truck transporting ...
... West of Auckland on the other side of the waitakere ranges. Piha is a black sand beach which is famous for it's surfing, they even film their version of 'bondi rescue' out here (Piha rescue). Sure enough we saw a bit of action with a helicopter, an ambulance and about 15 lifeguards, not sure exactly what happened though. For my last day in Auckland we walked up Mount Eden, an old volcano, which has a huge crater at the top and incredible views of ...
... pressies. Emma and Adrian had bought us some awesome sunglasses, a couple of really useful yellow macpac bags, a pair of spanky pants for Mark (see photo) and a beautiful necklace for me. We then set about a most important task, preparing a delicious breakfast of chargrilled garlic and butter asparagus, smoked salmon, freshly cut watermelon, bread, coffee, orange juice and crucially champagne :-) After a lovely lazy morning we decided to pack up ...
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