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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 ...
... spectacular. Then they took us to the only island where a person can camp overnight. It's a sheep farm, and there's a big mountain that we climbed halfway up and had spectacular panoramic views. Then we went to the sheep area and chased some sheep. It was a lot of fun. The beach was amazing, super white and sandy, covered with shells. None of the shells were broken and it was so pretty. The wharf was lovely, and the water was turquoise and so clear. The whole thing was a big ...
... picture of the accommodation you’re booking
- 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 ...
... German lady spoke to us enthusiastically for ages and eventually we had to find a way out! Final stop was at a town called kawakawa, famous for it's uniquely design public loos! They looked Arabian, was weird having various people (mainly Asians) taking photos. Ed thought it appropriate to take a dump at these special toilets. Finally we arrived in Paihia, the main town for the bay of islands. Found a hostel and went for a beer on a cool pub on a jetty in ...
... for boiling shellfish.
We had a mellow dinner and played our game of keep away and then to bed.
Thu Mar 20
Slow morning. Independent walks. Lunch at Thai.
Fished and caught one. Decided to go to pier. Caught a fish then a duck.
Took ferry to Pahia. Not much to do even for an hour. Super short hike, bratwurst and bread. Then ferry back to Russell.
Afternoon of ...