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Apparently I'm hot in bed. Unfortunately not in the "50 Shades of Grey" manner but more the "You're big, hairy and boiling hot: get over your side!!" manner. But fortunately the jet lag seems to have disappeared although insect bites are being a pain. Today we drove for about seven hours south from KeriKeri down to Huntley stopping at a couple of …
... to Manu (the point) and there’s some of my friends out. I got lucky and have got my birthday present early. We went to Hughes the local board shaper and we chose a board that would improve my performance. It’s nice for duck diving and pulls off nice tight turns but also looks really cool as we designed it our selves.
So we finally moved out of the house we were temporarily renting and ...
... my personal mud scout. When she sank in almost up to her knee, I decided to choose an alternate route.]
We stroll the town the next day, completing the "3 bridge hike", (there are 3 bridges in town) and then drive out to the surf beaches, which are 5km out of town. We sit and watch the surfers for a while at Whale Bay.That’s a full day for us, so back to the bach for some R&R.
Where to begin! Waking up at 5am having slept very badly due to spinal discomfort had my mindset placed in the "today is gonna suck" mode. So after making my bacon buttie and cup of tea, packing my tent down and loading the car back up (all of which took twice as long as I was in so much pain from my shoulder and back) I left the picturesque bay of islands for a days driving to get somewhere near to Waitomo Caves to hopefully see some glow worms. ...
Breakfast was the leftover spaghetti on the balcony for me with a nice view over the rolling hills of Paihia.
We had to pack up all our stuff, throw it in the car and drive just 5km down the hill and through the town to Waitangi, where on the 6th of February 1840 the contract (of Waitangi) was signed that handed over the lands of New Zealand from the Maori to the British Crown. Presumably the the chiefs of the different Maori tribes did not ...