Aomotu Lodge

Address: 6 Ashby Street, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, \N, New Zealand | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by philosophizermd on Apr 15, 2015

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... whales. Fishermen would trap whales in nets (a method unique to this region) or spear them and drag them up onto shore and process every part of them including their blood and bones. Then, they would trade or sell whatever they didn’t need.

After that, we walked for about another 2 hours before getting to Te Toroa Reserve, which was a lot like Whangamumu Scenic Reserve. There we had a nice lunch ...

The longest footbridge.....

A travel blog entry by bruce_n_ros on Mar 29, 2015

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... wooden structure links Whananaki North and Whananaki South over the Te Wairahi Stream estuary. Whananaki means 'kicking’ in Maori, named because Captain Puhi of the legendary Mataatua waka had a restless sleep due to biting mosquitoes.

Our walk took us towards the ocean beach (Sandy Bay) to look for a cache and to follow the Te Araroa pathway/Coastal Walk. However we got wet feet as the tide was high and still didn’t find ...

Wellington - Queenstown

A travel blog entry by matthewpalmer on Feb 21, 2015

... As we carried on our journey the scenery jumped up another level. We meandered through some enormous mountains covered in rain forest following an equally impressive river. I should of videoed the drive. We arrived in West Port late in the afternoon and the driver had warned the bus that the entire west coast was full of dingles, apparently everyone here marries there sister. Got the feeling he didn't like the people that much!! That evening we decided to go to the ...

No drama sheep farmer

A travel blog entry by jroe on Jan 03, 2015

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... a month). Not having to sleep on a bunk bed and having an on suite bathroom I only have had to share with three people – what luxury!! I’m loving it!

We had an incredibly long day on the bus as we made our way to the top of the North Island of New Zealand. We went to Paihia the Bay of Islands. It was beautiful! I have made many mentions of how spoiled I was by Hawaii, and how it is hard ...

Peace and Quiet - New Years in Paihia

A travel blog entry by suzieq88 on Dec 31, 2014

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... opened out onto a leafy back garden. There was even a swimming pool but unfortunately it wasn’t heated and it was Baltic! We only managed to have a dip once during our entire stay, the rest of the time it was full of rowdy kids! Urrrrrgh! On the whole though, our accommodation was lovely and quiet and it was nice to put our feet up with a book and just relax.

We decided on the morning of New Year’s Eve to visit Russell, a 15 minute ferry trip across ...

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