Travel Blogs from Whangarei
... apartment. beach walk into town. ice-cream on walk back. chloe chasing seagulls on beach (again). calmed by thought of open space and open road, back on the move. holiday...
sad to leave warm beach but happy about holiday. beginning to feel rested. drive to northlands big smoke. stop at waipu. sweet little town, 'scottish'. consider exploring waipu caves, told would be an 'adventure'. ...
... Bay Tavern" and got ourselves a coffee , then another. Natili turned up after 6 to show us to her house in Taurikura Bay further up the Heads. So I could have gone fishing after all ! Oh well. Some of Natili's friends came over for dinner ,I had the honer of carving the chicken as I was the only male. Natili 's partner Alan was working late. From the back of her house you looked out across the Bay to the Marsden Point refinery, the other side of ...
... none of my fellow cavers through. All probably still trying to negotiate the entrance to organ cave-hard with people watching, easy to do without, because you can (and I did) go down on your ****. I bottled it. Stuff Ivy cave, I said to no one in particular, and wandered off. I could put my headphones back in, now. Soundtrack to the day, Grouplove, Tongue Tied-happy happy happy-but I had belatedly realised in the organ cave that barging in with my tiny torch and headphones in was a ...
... s visit, cost $1,000,000. The whole thing is under 400m long, but Queenie wandered in a few metres, pronounced herself satisfied, posed for photos and was off. According to the stories, even the photos didn't come out so well, with the queen in front of enough of the sign to make it 'Mangina', considered rude enough to leave the pics on the cutting room floor. We entertained ourselves by taking more pictures for my "Tree!" collection, that being my caption for any tree ...
... Well after spending so long away, and this past week with perfect weather there has been minimal festive feelings, and this morning at 5:40am our alarm is about to go off. All week Megan has been trying to get us to go out for a run with her, well seen as both of us are not keen for going out for a run, we are going to go down to the beach with her and go for a walk as she goes off for a run with her friends. It's lovely and clear, the sun is just coming up so it's still a fair ...
Other places to stay in Whangarei
9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei | 3 star hotelfrom $133
Waverly St., Onerahi, Whangarei | Hotelfrom $92
35 Otaika Rd, Whangarei | 3 star hotelfrom $96
54 Otaika Road, Whangarei | Hotelfrom $64
2 Bank St., Whangarei | Hotelfrom $43
260 Kamo Rd., Whangarei | Hotelfrom $92