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We stayed 3 nights there, because we liked it so much there. Very friendly people, they booked the tour for us, the motel is very good located, you can walk everywhere.
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Auckland - Paihia
We stayed 3 nights in the Edelweiss Motel and were very happy in Paihia as we could do a lot of things:
A dolphin tour in the Bay of Islands
The Dune Rider Tour to Cape Reinga
70 km by coach on the beach and through the water
Waitangi Treaty Grounds and a funny show there
The funny …
... morning was one of those moments. The one hour sail from Kerikeri to Paihia at 8am in the morning with only the skipper, Ben, and myself on the boat was glorious. The sea was calm, the air fresh and all I had to do was sit on the front of the boat in the sunshine and lose myself in the scenery and my thoughts. There is simply nothing that could have made that time any better and if in the future I am told to find "my happy place", I know exactly where my ...
Culli the campervan is dead, long live…Toad II. Our oddly named campervan replacement arrived to us around 12 the next day. We wasted little time in throwing our stuff into the back and hitting the road, although there was that nagging part of us that couldn’t help but wonder, what happened to Toad 1? Our plan for the rest of the day was to achieve what we’d failed to do the previous, visit the giant kauri tree’s ...
... before going back for more jacuzzi and bubbles. In the evening we went for a gorgeous seafood meal and then to a bar where we watched a local maori sing and play guitar. The guy had a beautiful voice and is yet to be discovered. Where is simon cowell when you need him?! We made him sing happy birthday along with the locals who are lovely before retiring.
The next day we awoke again to the amazing ...
... The waitress showed us to a different table but we hovered and looked sort of longingly at the better table till she relented and said if we wanted we could have the one at the front. Jeff and Katherine would just have to sit elsewhere but all is fair in love and table reservation.
After we ordered another waitress came over and said they had sorted it all out and in fact we were Jeff and Katherine. She had misheard Wendy on the phone.