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... places in the middle of nowhere, and so about 20 minutes after we had all piled on the bus, we were all piling back off again at a pair of Kauri trees that were situated right to the road.
Considering they were pretty big, it is surprising that they still actually existed as you may remember from Northland that the Kauri tree was pretty much decimated by the logging companies back in the day.
Anyway, so we stopped here for about 2 minutes while he taught the ...
... Terug gekomen bij de lodge stonden nog steeds de namen van degenen die niet naar de top wilden op het bord. “Zijn ze nog steeds niet terug? Dat kan niet, we hebben drie uur gelopen.” Nee hoor, ze waren vergeten hun naam uit vegen.
Op het pad naar de lodge waren er ook de zogenaamde 'Glowworms’ en nadat we de zonsondergang gezien hadden, zijn we deze gaan bekijken. Het is net of iemand kerstverlichting langs het pad had ...
... They made turkey, which isn't normal in New Zealand. Her oldest son, Jake won the turkey at a golf tournament. Before supper, I was playing with Ashton and his cousin, Natasha. Natasha and I threw balloons around like they were balls and Ashton shot at a remote control car while I drove it around.
Then we were called in for supper. It was really good! We had Christmas food from ...
... an 11 yr old jogged past with his Dad; he was barefoot & running on gravel. I think it’s to do with hardiness: shorts-wearing in 10C also seems to be the norm.
So where have we been:
Wellington – The Town of Patchwork Roofs OR The Town of Driving Wind & Rain
Napier – The Town where the Buildings have Eyebrows (google Frank Lloyd Wright)
Manganuka – ...
... The beach had black sand due to the nature of geothermal activity on the north island but it was still nice to have a stroll along the beach, something that reminded us of home. We then had group fish and chips on the water front, unfortunately this did not remind us of home as they were considerably below par; roll on Sole Plaice!! The evening ended with a few beers and a film in front of a log ...