Avalon Thames Motel
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... afternoon of chilling and relaxing in the sunshine. The park had a lake with a lot of birds, most striking were the black swans which are very common in NZ. Before heading 'home' we stopped off at Kawakawa Bay. It is an idyllic spot with beautiful views across the bay. It is a popular spot for the locals to go cockle picking and several people were quite a way out in the water gathering the shell ...
... at least it was a pleasant walk, and there were a few smaller goldmine shafts that I passed that you could walk down (pitch black with an inch or two of water at the bottom though!).
We continued the drive towards Auckland. The roads flattening and straighting out, something we haven't experienced much of in New Zealand. We eventually stop at Kaiaua. We stopped at a Kaiaua when we were in the East Cape, this was a different Kaiaua, just a name sake.
... the sun making the sand even whiter and the sea sparkle, the view was breathtaking.
We spent some time in the cave/under the arch which frames one side of the cove and tried to capture some photographs that we knew would never do it justice and eventually make our way back up the steep track to our campervan.
It was a good job we left for the cove first thing as we past many people heading to the cove on our way and once we ...
... just like you can (photography, music, drama, etc.). This is all based on whether or not they have room and are ahead with the rest of their credits!
23. How long are their lunch periods?
45 minutes. They also have a 30 minutes period called Interval which is basically just a snack break in the morning.
24. What types of cultural foods do they eat?
So far, all of the food has been the same as ...
... Bridget and Rod showed us the Monarch Butterfly chrysallises (chrysallisi? More than one anyway....) that they were “rescuing” from the potential attack from wasps which can lay eggs in the chrysallis and therefore no beautiful Monarch Butterfly. The Monarch is an amazing creature. http://www.monarch.org.nz/monarch/ They have, I believe, four generations – the first three do what butterflies do, look pretty, lay eggs, die – the whole ...