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... as "the hell hole of the Pacific" as it was the stopping off point for the whalers who came to trade and relax after weeks at sea. Now it is very pretty and terribly respectable, and a popular place for looking for dolphins, which is exactly what we did. We had an afternoon cruising round the Islands and came across a pod of dolphins who obviously thought they were on TV as they ...
... rewarded the skipper with applause from the passengers. The cruise provided a great way of appreciating the beautiful "Bay of Islands" from the sea. We stopped on one island and we sat and enjoyed the glorious sunshine. It was a truly lovely way to enjoy the beauty of this sea and landscape. We left the boat on Russell Island. Russell Island used to be the centre of the whale fishing industry in the 1800s with all the requirements of bars, prostitution and the church. One ...
Bay of Islands (25/08)
Well, we survived our first night freedom camping. It was a little chilly but not as bad as we feared. It was lovely to wake up out in the open with beautiful views over the bay, I could get used to this. After a few cups of tea whilst enjoying the view, we were ready to set off.
Our first stop, yep you guessed it, waterfalls! Whangarei falls is a clasic curtain waterfall, falling 26 metres over basalt cliffs. The falls ...
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- although religion and royalty have wasted untold money, they created some beautiful stuff
- however, “death to the aristos” seems fair enough to me
- the answer to comfortable airline travel is excellent drugs
- cats believe that they must punish you for leaving them
- soccer (football) is the only truly “world” game
- not having a PIN on ...
... 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 ...