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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... comes out and with her advanced mind, maneuvers to get her arm in there but 'just' not long enough. With the new method, I get my arm I there, turn the key and walk in - B&E !!! I ripped the cord out of the wall and lock the place up from the outside. Back to sleep finally. In the morning the older owner did not seem to care about the open windows, more to remind the maid staff to check the ...
... we had probably broken the law every night in New Zealand by freedom camping where we shouldn’t, we felt we fitted nicely in the Rascal and Reprobate category so stopped for a quick drink before heading back on the old Russell ferry to Paihia for an early dinner on the town somewhere. It was by the ferry that Paulie caught his catch of the day – a stunning pair of snappers would you believe, what are the chances! ...
... for New Zealand, landing in Waipu. Third time lucky.
A special book is kept in the museum that only Cape Bretoners can sign. We checked out
the signature of Susan Cameron (she and Bruce had given us the tip), and below theirs was another friend from days gone by, Wayne Grady. Small, small world.
. Cape Reinga: Known as the Top of New Zealand, this northernmost tip ...
... expensive) and then took a ferry ride across the bay to the town of Russell; formerly a whaling town nick named the Hell Hole of the Pacific due to the whalers' and others' unsavoury behaviour. It was also the first capital of NZ at the time of the Treaty of Waitangi. Walked around Russell and did a nice hike up the hill and back. Refreshed with a Monteith's summer ale (which I remembered and loved from our last visit here in 2003) and some calimari (Jerry ...
... about 15 minutes away. It’s a lovely old seaside town with historic buildings. Apparently in the 1830s it was 'the hellhole of the Pacific’, a haven for debaucherous whalers to have fun and spend their money on grog and women. We took a hike up through some foresty glades and along the back of some houses up to a viewpoint at the top of the peninsula, from which we could see the town, back to Paihia, and out to many more islands dotted throughout the wide bay. It was ...