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... feet and the sea was gently lapping on the shore. The scenery, other than the ocean horizon consisteted of rolling green hills, with sheep on some of them.
We met a local man who was of Maori descent, he had been fishing with another man. He was very friendly asking us if we were staying long, where we were from and informing us that the scenery north is nicer than what we have in the bay.
After our brief discussion we continued, determined to walk the ...
... rated by Jacques Cousteau as one of the top 10 dive sights in the world. As you might expect from diving in New Zealand it was pretty cold in the water but we had great gear and we managed two 1-hour dives easily. As we have experienced every time we have been diving the visibility wasn't great. Saw loads of things though, a huge packhorse crayfish, lots of rays, yellow and speckled morays,big kingfish and a huge grouper. Owing to the current we stayed in the same area ...
... he was greeted with animosity from the resident Maori tribes and so continued on his journey around the coast, landing at various small inlets, until he landed on the northern edge of the East Cape where he was met with a more welcoming attitude and given food and supplies by the locals. He named the second area The Bay of Plenty, and due to his less friendly experience, he named the first Poverty Bay, both titles which now still stand today. Cooks ...
... knew that she had missed several opportunities to feed one. The little girl next to her (who was maybe 5) had already fed several. Finally, Lauren swooped down as one rolled over her arm. Some of the sting rays were the size of a dinner table. Our guide said that those bigger ones weighed somewhere around 350 pounds. We all had several chances to feed the sting rays, and, yes, I finally held on to my fish long enough to feel the suction of the ray slurping it up. And, honestly, ...
... Jane had warned me about an area I, "wouldn't like." She said just to keep my head up and keep walking. Uh...oh... that did not sound good.
On our way we passed one sheep that had apparently decided to commit suicide and jumped off a cliff to its death. We paused a moment in silence observing his life, and continued on. Next, we came across a sheep that looked as though he was having time out in a corner. He was literally ...
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