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In Paihia we picked up the other passengers; a standard mix of English, German and bizarrely one American from Illinois in full camouflage gear who was in NZ for two weeks to shoot turkeys. Safety briefing completed we cruised around the Bay of Islands for a few hours, with a brief stop at Robinson Island for a walk on the beach. At 4pm the passengers were dropped back at Paihia and I joined Ben and the one other crew member, Melissa, back ...
... forest. We quickly learnt that the distances signposted meant very little in estimating an arrival time due to the winding uphill nature of New Zealand’s roads. Still, they were a lot easier to manage in the toad-mobile with a working clutch rather than its broken predecessor. We also quickly learnt the real danger of driving on New Zealand’s roads was not the wave, swirl and curl of the tarmac or the long climbs and falls…it ...
... the sunrise......I know what you are thinking.....it is hard work travelling! We managed to find some energy to go and see the local sites and the amazingly huge Kauri tree and rainbow falls (see photos), before, yep, you guessed it, getting back in the jacuzzi!
Now travelling back down the country stopping in warkworth again before we then drive to Whitianga in the coramdel peninsular. Bye bye Jacuzzi ...
... bore me up a dormant volcano, took me down to the beach and even let me ride her in the sea.
As I hadn't been on a horse for 2 years (let alone on a horse bareback), I was the only one who decided to keep my helmet on whilst in the sea in case I fell off and smashed my head. Therefore the pictures are less graceful sea maiden and more safety dork.
What I hadn't anticipated was how incredibly painful it was going to be. As I slithered off my horse ...
... asleep very early again woops!
Saturday my Grandmas cousin Patricia and her daughter Linda picked us up from our hostel and we had a lovely few days at the family farm in Wharehine. We are overwhelmed by how much land there is here with not a lot on it. We are so used to overcrowded Britain. The farm had 500 acres of land and looking over the hills you can only see approx 2 houses as far as you can see. We were defintely spoilt here with our ...