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We left San Francisco 19 hours behind New Zealand, so I'm thinking it should be relatively easy to adjust?! I probably had 6 or 7 hours sleep in total, but I'm not sure Ron had very much. We had quite a wait at passport control - there now only seem to be two options - Smartgate or All Passports! We went with the "All Passports", as Ron is at the end of his ten year passport - next trip will be Smartgate I presume, although having said that, by the time we got through, ...
... before autumn and winter set in. So finding a room was actually, quite a blessing.
The rest of the time in Gisborne turned out to be wonderful! The rain died down, and we DID in fact get to camp on the coast, and we got to see one of the most beautiful Easter sunrises I've ever experienced...right out the front flap of our tent. We didn't even have to get out of our sleeping bags!
... Master contacted our ship's Captain and advised that due to the high winds and rough water it would not be safe to use the tenders to transport passengers from ship to shore. Our Captain concurred and advised us over the intercom of his decision to skip this stop on our itinerary. A number of passengers were disappointed, especially Aussies, who had selected this cruise because of the Gisborne stop. ...
... a bustling and thriving town it once was.
Only drove about 50kms today as we really wanted to come and stay here at Anaura Bay. We visited here with the Goodies about ten years ago while we were holidaying in Gisborne and we have never forgotten it. It hasn't lost its appeal! This bay is so sheltered, clean smooth sand and with a dense bush backdrop.
Gave the bikes a spin on the beach this afternoon. The tide was right and we ...
... broke the horizon. It was wonderful though we all hopped it was going to be epic Lion King style sunrise but with the clouds it mad some pretty cool photo opportunities and mixed with the rain off to the side it was pretty cool. We hung out on top of the hill for half an hour or so before heading back down. I was the only one to find a bed the night before as everyone else seemed to have slept in their car or a tent. Either equally unpleasant. I think I won that battle but ...
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