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... where I have visited in the past plus lived here for one year/ south ( mid island/ Kings Country) in 1988?? So lots of tugging at the heart strings / nostalgia as I was toured around by friends that live here part of the year and then back to Canada for the warmer months. The ship docks right at the foot of the main street ...very handy to all shops - but also to the ferries to the outer small islands. Took the 12 minute ride ...
... countless beaches, hills and rooftops. It's a beautiful view. Arriving in such a place, I realised that I was born a pensioner and as soon as I retire from my travels, would happily live in such a quaint, happy little abode. What's not to like?!
Over the next few days/weeks I was treated to a locals tour of the area, swimming in crystal blue seas, visiting the countless distant members of family that I had suddenly ...
I wake up to say goodbye to Hels before having an other hours sleep. We are out at 10 and Sam meets us at half 11. We make our way up north and stop at Sam's work colleague. We then go to a local sports club and have 6 pints or so without having any ...
... and a thimble of water... Lame. We landed after the fairly short flight from Cairns to Sydney, where we then caught another flight across to Auckland. This time we were back on Qantas and it was much better, and a quick and easy flight brought us to Auckland. I have never felt excited just at the very fact of having touched the ground in any country, but here I felt like a giddy little child when those wheels touched the ground... We were finally in New ...
... most extreme way possible, get the biggest thrill you can, your paying the same money as the people who do it normally. I was harnessed in first and then Sarah, then came the turning upside down part. Again I was to go first, and then I flipped Sarah upside down. It's a very surreal experience hanging upside down over a canyon like that. It's almost like time has stopped. You feel you should be falling, you shouldn't be just hanging there. Your brain can't compute quick enough ...