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... dawn at Manu Bay. No-one went off the dreaded 'jump-rock' thankfully so one less palpitation for me but Dean managed to lose a fin on the way out when he jumped a little too soon when not enough water had rolled in. We heard the thump from our little grassy viewing platform and saw him roll his board over once he was out and knew all was not well. He seemed to manage OK with two fins instead of three and the surfing leg of our ...
... landed in a park/field (a public place where you have to watch out for the dog walkers and children). Of course, Neil stays in touch with the ground control @ Hamilton to ensure that there is nothing untoward that we need to take into account.
Once there we awaited Chad's arrival as it was then his turn to be up in the air. I am sure he is going to be thrilled with the experience.
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. ...
... seed collection) solar hot water heaters, very environmentally friendly, sustainability to the max. You can work or volunteer here. I've met people from England, Spain, chili, California, Germany, etc. If I were only younger…I'd be tempted to rent a van. Even tho it's summer here, restaurants in town close at 9pm. Kevin surfed til about 8:30 so not much to choose for dinner that late. Fish and chips, pizza. I'll return to my no carb diet back at home! ...
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 ...