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... things I really love about snorkelling is the silence. It’s always just you and the fish and all you can hear is the sound of the water swirling in your ears.
At one point, Mattijs yelled over to me, ‘SUZI! DO YOU WANT TO SEE AN OCTOPUS?!?’
Yikes! I was worried if I saw an octopus it might
a) scare me off snorkelling forever
b) put me off calamari forever.
Neither of these things I ...
... I don't do hills well) very few coffee shops and just no atmosphere. We did take a trip up the Sky Tower, but not only do I not do hills neither do I do heights, but reluctantly we went up - a long way to the viewing platform in a glass bottomed lift. I don't recommend it - especially if you are with me. Got out at then 63rd floor, don't know how many metres up and don't care. Christine persuaded me to onto the lower walkway to take some pictures but ...
Cape Brett Lighthouse looked quite similar to the Cape Reinga lighthouse. There was an original light keepers house just below the lighthouse.
We had a quick stopover at Urupukapuka Island where Jason and Nick climbed a massive hill and got some awesome shots overlooking the Bay Of Islands. Amy and I managed to get half way up. The photos really don't show how steep it ...
A bit of a delay this morning getting people off the ship as we are tendering this port but we were all sorted and ashore by 11am where we headed for the Waitangi treaty grounds which are about 20 minutes walk from where the tender dropped us off. The tender we got was one of the local ones which was helping out. It was a RIB with 3 huge outboards on the back, it was ...
... Pyrenees!! We had a nice BBQ for lunch which filled us up. At the end of the day we went to the pub to look at the photos, which I wanted to buy but where soo expensive if I was the only one buying them!! So didn't get them.. When we got back to mission beach I called orange to try sort my phone out but I have to connect it to a computer with iTunes so can't do it yet! ...