Bali Hai Motel
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- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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... Zealand. The remaining three percent are protected and there are efforts to replenish, but kauri take a long time to grow. The biggest ones we see are 700 years old. The oldest existing one (in another forest) is 2,000 years old. Robin tells us a story during the trip. It concerns the Pope, who has ordered the Cardinals to make weekly calls to God to report on what the churches they administer are doing. At a meeting with the Cardinals, the Pope ...
... the only place they visited, they brought with them the kumura, a type of sweet potato, which they had gotten from South America. It's crazy to think how much of the world they had seen in a wooden waka (an outrigger canoe) at a time when Europeans had just about made it past the Med. The joy of having a car was the freedom it afforded us. We stopped just south of the lighthouse for a picnic on a beautiful beach at Tapotupotu Bay, somewhere that we ...
... back of his property with a shower block which he let us use for $10. Luckily the kitchen door in the block had been left open so we quickly filled our water tank and put the kettle on for a takeaway tea – now that was a good value for money pitstop!
Then it was time to drive back the way we came from Waitangi, passing Whangerei, Waipu, Wellsford and Warkworth again, only this time heading South to our final stop in New Zealand, ...
... Islands. Having a mooch around the pretty little coastal town, much to Kate’s dismay, we soon found some more tarpaulin, bigger than the last, which would be ‘perfect’ to form a windbreak. Why did we go in that shop…
After the giving the very tempting fish and chips a miss we headed back, only to spend about 2 hours trying to get this damn tarpaulin right. Looking like we were erecting ...
... either side. And amazingly, timing was in our favour again because Fri - Sun each week 3 times a day the steam train puffs its way right through the middle of the town street. It was Saturday 2.20 and the train's last journey for the day was 2.30 .
The only thing a committed tourist could do was to get a drink from the Trainspotters Cafe and await the Steam train. Again you can see the photos, now I know why Klondike was a popular name in this town, along came a ...