Puriri Park Orchard
Travel Blogs from North Island
Day off to do what we want. Going to walk back down to the town site from the hotel. Picture sunrise over the Bay. Maybe take the water shuttle across the Bay to Russell. Went to Russell and walked up the hill to the flag pole were that represented the first Treaty signing. Long way up a step ...
... of the land wars. On the way we passed mangroves and shags. The falls were very narrow but you could see where it would be a lot wider after rain. After looking at the falls we hiched a ride back to Paihia with a stranger. When we got back we went to play the hardest mini golf in nz. There was 18 holes of which we scored 4 holes ...
... my shorts back out for the first time in weeks.
We spent the afternoon wandering the little market stalls and souvenir shops, and, of course, eating! Paihia is a lovely little place, and we were excited about having a few days here to chill out and relax. We ended the evening nicely too with an amazing barbeque put on by the hostel - the steak was fantastic!
We spent the next couple of days doing much the same, but unfortunately the weather started to ...
... was good, it had lots of white water bits which was good, some bits where better than others and we had to throw ourselves across the boat to steady it, the best bit was when we all sat up the front of the boat, huddled in then we went down a steep dip with our backs turned and we all went flying in, was good!! We also jumped off a rock aswell which was soo small compared to the jumps we do ...
Didn't have to get up this morning but still got up quite early as I didn't feel too good, went and had cereal and a cup of tea the got ready and walked into town, treated myself today! Decided to collect pandora charms from each country and then when I get back to England I will buy a bracelet and put them on it, so I brought a kiwi bird for New Zealand and ...
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