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The sun! It burns!
I'm back in Auckland after a trip up to Paihia in the Bay of Islands or the land of eternal summer since even if the depth of winter it never drops below 0 there. This is the first chance I've had to write an update.
Christmas Day was pretty fantastic, in Las Vegas all of the locals come to the casinos to have Christmas Day buffets and we followed suit. We went to an Italian restaurant which was pretty reasonably priced considered ...
... then out came a large cargo net on the side of the boat. Passengers were invited to try water boarding. It was mainly the youngsters who went for it. It looked great fun but I for one could not have held on and Rob did not want to get wet! Back to the port, what a fabulous day it has been, Billy and his crew really made it special. We sat on the pier and had a quiet drink while we pondered on the days events. Now time to wander back to camp, supper and ...
... phone to take a picture of inside the cubicle, with it's tiled design and coloured glass. Two things I hadn't thought about, firstly that taking a picture inside a cubicle doesn't allow you to get much into the picture, there's only so far you can move back, secondly I had forgotten that the flash was on, so when I discretely took the picture it lit up the whole of the toilet. I'm not sure what other people thought when they saw a flash going ...
... the museum so you'll have to google it - as will I!) I believe it was an famous historic agreement between the Maori and the Whitefellas. Friedensreich Hundertwasser moved to Karetu near Kawakawa in the 1970s. The Austrian artist/architect and philosopher well known for his quirky design building in Vienna, the style of which is replicated in his Kawakawa Loos. Hundertwasser died in 2000 and a ...
... a Dolphin cruise into the Bay. We were hoping to get an opportunity to swim with the dolphins, but we had to find some first!
The first pod we found were not for playing and they swum right into the side if some cliffs where we watched them jumping and playing in the waves crashing on the rocks. We continued to find a group more open to the idea of swimming with us and after a while, and some false alarms that were ...