Bay Sands Seafront Studios
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We left Coopers Beach for the Bay of Island, stopping to a few places on the way down. We had again a lot of mist that day. It suited Janette, who could try to hide her sticky tape and bumps behind the fog (poor thing all damaged and patched up).
We had a house-sitting arranged for about ten days, via HelpX again, in Opua, in the middle of the Bay of Islands. It sounded good: taking care of the house and the dog during the Christmas period, while the owner ...
... Christine went to the basement to do a bit of tourist tat buying, unfortunately during the process somehow managed to lose her camera! We did report it to lost and found - but no joy I am afraid. An eventful first day. 22nd - risked a short trip to The Motat Museum (transport and plane museum, but got back to the feeling extremely unwell and went strait back to the campsite and bed (8o'clock!) 23rd. Woke up feeling distinctly unwell with many ...
... just outside the town of Paihia.
To finish the day we walked from our motel to a local ice-cream palour where we all a 3 scoop ice-cream in a cup. I ordered 'Feijoa', Ferrerro Roche and cookie & cream flavours, Jason ordered Feijoa and apple pie flavoured, Amy got salted caramel, apple pie and latte macchiato flavours and Nick got blood orange, watermelon and salted caramel. YUM! ...
... and definitely worth another trip if we ever do the motorhome trip. After a wander round town we got a bag of chips and walked back to the ship. A bit of a relax and the we went up to deck 12 for the sail away, except we didn't sail away and the party had finished before we did ;-) Had a bit of a wander around Prom Deck but no Orca, no dolphins, in fact ...
... went to the lagoon and met the girls there, sunbathed for a couple hours then went and got a sandwich for lunch then sunbathed a bit more... Was a nice chilled out day, I headed back to the hostel about 5ish and decided to book the rafting trip for tomorrow, it's quite expensive but hopefully will be worth it and we get a BBQ lunch!! Only problem is I have to get up at 6!! I ...