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... the drive on up toward Russell, we had the pleasure of seeing not one but two rainbows, and the second one was a double rainbow. This was the first time I can ever remember seeing a double rainbow. Who knew I’d have to come all the way to New Zealand to do it. I actually just learned a few weeks ago (don’t ask why) that double rainbows are caused by light being reflected inside the rain droplets twice instead of just once like what happens with ...
... not exact, leading to over a century of misunderstanding and grievance between the native Maori and the European settlers. Some claims are still being settled to this day. The treaty ground was where it all happened inn 1840. We toured the grounds and then saw a cultural performance of dancing and singing. Very interesting. Also the war canoes used by the Maori were very impressive, built from a single tree trunk.
Made a simple lunch in our room (eating out ...
... for us. Leaping out of the water and splashing back in, diving under the boat and generally having a very good time. It was a wonderful afternoon.. Not many pictures, as they always popped up where we were not pointing the camera!
We also went to Waitangi where the Treaty agreement was signed in 1840. Another beautiful spot with stunning views, with the Treaty House where the ...
... a couple of guys she got cigarets from) watch a few skinny dippers. Around 3 me and Helen head back to the hostel. She heads to the room and comes back with some bread and cheese for her, she also has changed into her pyjama bottoms. I kiss her neck and we kiss a short while after she unbuttons by belt and jeans and touches. We discuss cameras and we decide to stop and head to our separate dorm rooms. So close yet so far again for the second time running at the Pippi ...
This walk takes a full day, so I decided to do the section between Opua and Paihia, starting near the car ferry landing at Opua. The weather is perfect and the sun shining, as I find the start of the track. The surface is sandy gravel and somewhat slippery, especially when going downhill. The track winds alongside the bays, hugging the coastline, which in turn winds ...