Peppers Carrington Resort
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... on foot as my knee wouldn't support my weight properly on 4 hour treks. My shoulder wouldn't cope with a kayak for a day and I know my lower back won't survive a mountain bike posture for longer than 20 mins, and that's on the flat! So I made the sad decision to bosh Able Tasmin adventure scenery trek. And to instead make some headway down the island instead. A quick stock up for a water supply to keep in the boot, some musli bars for emergency ...
... cultural Maori bit in Rotorua.
Well, what a serene place overlooking the bay of islands. It is immaculately kept and at 9am in the morning the only people there were English and a German tour group. We watched the video presentation and was amused by the fact the lovely colonial town we visited yesterday, Russell (Amity Island ) was actually, in the 1800's, a town of complete debauchery and naughtiness !! That wasn't mentioned in any of the signs ...
... at the nearby creek. It was a very late but very pleasant night.
Day 3 - Not so early to rise in the morning and we were cycling in rain showers and windy weather again. When I entered the Waipoua Forest, I met another cycle tourer: Timo from Bulgaria. We were heading in the same direction so we shared the road for the rest of the day. Stops along the way were to check out the huge kauri trees and for Timo, who's a keen geocacher, to find ...
... little sunbathing on one of those little secluded beaches. We were there for an hour without seeing anyone! It was so cool! Josh went exploring and found a cave there too! Then we started kayaking back by way of an island that supposedly is home to a colony of seals...well, we saw a seal. One seal does not a colony make! So our bad luck with sighting wildlife continues...but we are still holding out hope. As long as I see a penguin before we leave the country I'll be happy.
Woke up to the most beautiful sunrise through our little window in the top deck of the van. Took a walk along the beach and did some paddling, chickened out of a full on morning swim! Continued up HWY 1 past Whangarei and on to the Bay of Islands. Although it was blue skies and sunshine I think we overestimated the spring weather and tourist books when packing as this tropical ...