Ash Grove Motel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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As avid readers of this blog will know, for the last two years, I have had quite eventful New Year's Eves in both Australia and New Zealand. This year however, Mattijs and I decided that we wanted to get away from it all and escape for a few days for some peace and quiet. So what better place to do so than in Paihia in Bay of Islands? A four hour …
... House having carvings representing each part of New Zealand. The Maori war canoe was vast 36 m long and needs minimum of 76 paddlers. The canoes are launched on 6 th Feb each year WAITANGI Day and it was still drying out now. They made it at the top of the hill weighing 8 tons and absorbs water so when they took it out of the water the first time they decided to house it at the bottom of the hill. The treaty house was built ...
... mantle of leather like skin adorning the forehead and crown of the scull when his plumage is thinnest, white panda like eye sockets, broad crimson shoulders and decorated back (from snorkelling all afternoon) two tone torso (comedy T-shirt tan) distinctive white thighs with the now purple tan line 1 inch above the knee and unique to this species, "pallid white feet and ankles" (only seen once the normal ceremonial outer plumage of socks ...
... group will get on. Good and bad I guess? It’s been hard to sort out who is staying and who is going. Learning names will be a struggle. But it is easy to remember where people are from. With the exception of a few from the UK, everyone else is from Australia. I am the only American. In fact, I am the only person from the entirety of North America. I thought at least there would be some Canadians. Within one ...
... to head up to the lookout at one of the highest points in the island. The views were just incredible, across all the islands dotted around. It was how I imagine it would be like being in Fiji or some other incredible tropical island. By this point it was midday and we decided to get into the wetsuits and go for a snorkel in the lagoon. Unfortunately, to reach the lagoon, one first had to negotiate the jaggy rocks. This didn’t go so well, especially as I ...