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Continuing on with the theme of towns beginning with 'W', after we left the Coromandel Peninsula and started heading North towards the Bay of Islands, we drove through some of the following ‘W’ towns:
Warkworth, Wellsford, Waipu and Whangerei, and looking at the map there were loads more to come, it must be a Maori thing! We decided to have a pitstop at Whangerei for a leisure centre swim, (including our ...
... surly preacher Rev. Norman MacLeod and his followers had left Scotland for better times in Pictou. Finding the debauchery of port life offensive to their tender sensibilities, they again packed up to head north to St. Ann in Cape Breton where they tried again to make a go of it. Here the weather offended them and they set off (by this time the preacher was 70) with all his friends ...
... and chips (the fish was Blue Nose) and had a brief walk through a Kauri forest. The day was well worth it and included in my bus pass. Tuesday 10th Feb, Had a chilled day! Went for a swim in the bay with from friends before they got back on the bus. Played around with my gopro which was a lot of fun. I'll upload a gopro photo album to Facebook to show you the results in a little while. We swam out to a pontoon about 100 metres out to find a guy fishing for snapper off ...
... proof read by two people. One to check the Maori and one to ensure the format and alignment of the type. The pages were then hung to dry before being cut to shape and sewn together for binding in leather. The leather was a whole other process where the skins were soaked in urine to rid them of the coat and then placed in tannin which was obtained from Australian tree wood. The skins were removed each night to drain and then reinserted each day for ...
It was my birthday today and the night was short.
It must have been 2:30 when we went to bed and since we were to report to the Dive centre at 8 we had to get up around 7.
My present was nothing I could unwrap, play with or put above the TV. Instead it was a chance for a great memory. A dive trip to the Poor Knight Islands, just a couple of miles of the east coast of New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean.
Everything was packed pretty quickly and we ...