The Mousetrap Backpackers

11 Kings Rd, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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Wir hatten hier gerade ein verlaengertes Wochenende, welches ich in Paihia (Bay of Islands) verbracht habe. Am Samstag bin ich hier nach dem Lunch mit dem Auto losgefahren. Die Strecke war wirklich schoen entlangzufahren - fast schon zu schoen und dadurch teilweise gefaehrlich, weil ich gerne mehr aus dem Fenster geguckt haette ;-) Ich hatte …

The Big City?!

A travel blog entry by hibbs


We arrive in Auckland pretty late and manage to find a bus that will take us near to our hostel but end up getting on the one that goes the long way round so we get to the hostel very late! In the morning we walk down to the centre of Auckland where we have a quick look around and book a car for the next day. Aucklands a very quiet city abit like …

From Hitchhiking to Kayaking

A travel blog entry by melmo


Sunday, October 7th we left Whitianga and headed up to Paihia, in the famous Bay of Islands. They are well known as one of the most beautiful places in New Zealand, and the area certainly lived up to that reputation. We rode all the way out of Coromandel, through Auckland and far north. We had to pay a toll, which I thought was pretty …

Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by life-at-kiwis


Heute haben wir eine Radtour entlang der "Bay of Islands" gemacht. Die Bikes bekamen wir kostenlos in unserem Hostel. Anbei ein paar bildliche Eindrücke...

Bay of Islands, All Alone!

A travel blog entry by rosieclover


Up at 6am to get a lift with Mandy and her friend Darren. Lovely drive up to Wharangei then left to get the bus. Just being stood at the bus stop by myself made me feel pretty independent, just goes to show how unused to being alone I am. Bus ride up to Paihia was unfortunately grey and rainy and the same on arriving, so a grim 5 minute walk to the …

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