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... and one girl, can you believe it, who lives in Worthing! Her name is Sophie and she lives ten minutes away from me, small world. Have noticed kiwis like to say 'eh' or 'sweet as' at the end of every sentence. Have been called dear far too many times, also people seem to think i'm either french or german?! Weird. Great day today, am getting used to the time difference now but still feel like I'm on a ...
... we didn’t spot any bottlenose on our trip today, but to be honest Grace and I really didn’t care, as watching them as we did was more than satisfying and an awful lot warmer. The captain also pointed out some wild seal, and was able to guide the boat surprisingly close to the rock so we could all get a close look of these fascinating creatures. Our last destinations on the agenda was Okahu Island, Cape Bret and Piercy island. Cape Bret had a ...
Coolest day ever. We had a group breakfast together in the hostel kitchen, toast with peanut butter and banana was the biggest treat ever! Today was a day spent travelling to the bay of islands, but our tour guide mike was determined to not making it boring, fitting in stops absolutely everywhere! We started the journey with a 'morning song' a tradition of miles to get the day going, it was journey don't stop believing- tune! We stopped off on the way at a bird rescue centre where this ...
... were plenty of sheep droppings on and around the footpath but we didn't see any sheep. The DoC must allow grazing by sheep which would have to be transported there by boat. Once back on the boat we returned rapidly, via Russell, to Paihia. Then we dashed to get cold drinks and snacks from the cafe on the wharf before jumping onto a minibus for our afternoon tour. It was certainly all go. First stop was a winery at the next town, Keri Keri. In the UK ...
... the hole in the rock and a stop on one of the islands.
we were hoping to encounter dolphins as we had not seen any on this trip apart from ken getting a brief glimpse from the interisland ferry.
well we were not disappointed! we came across a huge pod on the way out and another on the way home. what a joy it is to watch dolphins , they seem so happy and glad to be alive. we must have been with them for over half an ...