Travel Blogs from Russell
... Bay there are various informative displays and you can also watch a Maori cultural show.
Please be aware that you will need to drive around via the car ferry to Opoa and along the coast to Paihia and the Waitangi Treaty grounds for which you should allow about an ...
... eat something. How naive were we, this is New Zealand. Once arrived in Russell, we welcomed a large drink with a (blueberry) ice cream ;)
Russell is not very big, in fact probably smaller than Paihia. We stopped at the Duke of Marlborough, the first establishment in New Zealand to get a liquor licence, and shared a portion of fish and ships. It could have been better.
We took the ferry back to Paihia before sunset, less tired than we thought we would be ;)
... lots of families. A few people are in the nude but not all.Back at the camp we have dinner on the decking which has a slight view of the sea. Some woman kept turning the oven down and we were trying to bake our salmon. At the third time we actually spoke to the couple and asked them to leave it alone. Eventually she came over with some wine to ...
Today we swam with dolphins, literally one of the most incredible experiences ever! Travelling and doing all these amazing things has made me think about my bucket list, the things I want to do before I die. Some I've already been lucky enough to do, others I may get chance to do at some point on this trip, other things I can see will take a very long time to achieve. There's 50 things on the list and I've already done 17 of them. Here it is, ...
... got wifi in the village, had super noodles for lunch then headed off to Auckland.. We stopped off to see a waterfall on the way back then I slept pretty much the rest of the journey until we arrived in Auckland.. I went to the shop then just chilled ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking