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... working holiday dla mlodych ludzi. Przykre, ale prawdziwe. James sie przejal i nami zaopiekowal. Trafilysmy na fajna organiczna farme "po znajomosci", gdzie mozemy dorobic jakas dodatkowa kase. Sa drzewka kiwi, persymony, jezyny, kwiaty i pomarancze (!!!! Zwariowalam-koles ma prawie 1000 drzew pomaranczy, gdyby byl okres ich zbiorow- bylabym w niebie. Nawet te przejrzale zrzuty sa najlepszymi pomaranczami jakie jadlam w zyciu. Soczyste i slodkie!!!achhh; musze kiedys tu wrocic ...
Away early today as we have a long drive to Gisborne. Drive very easy to Opotiki where we stopped for lunch next to a sea inlet. We then headed south via the Waioeka Gorge. This was amazing. Bends for 50km but the river and scenery made up for it. We stopped at Matawai for a coffee in the Hard Drive Cafe where we met members of the Riley Clud who had a Rally in Gisborne this weekend. We could not get a signal or make a call to John & Jen to say we were near and ...
... the first 2 kms when Nelson and I came face to face with a HILL. It was about a 500 metre climb in elevation over about 4 kms of distance. "This one's a real tester," we thought. I made it halfway before the regime pushing/riding began. Push, ride, push, push, ride, push push push ride... After the HILL there were more of those NZ "graduations". I'm sure that for the next 20 km the only bits of level road were the really short ...
... br> On the Monday I was walking along when we felt a shockwave of an earthquake that happened about 78km out to sea. Afterwards we stopped to have a coffee and a doughnut at the famous Mister D's in Napier. What makes them so special is the way you get served your doughnut. You choose your filling, but then you get a syringe with your desired filling and you get to put it into your doughnut as you wish.
I then went ...
... hamlets become farms. One exception is Tolaga Bay, and we stop here for lunch. It has the longest wharf in the southern hemisphere, once a port, but that trade has long passed, now it serves as something to fish off or just to stroll up and down, the latter being what we do.
The wharf was in much disrepair not so long ago, albeit parts of it still are. But somehow the villagers (of which there can't be more than a ...
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