Travel Blogs from Whangamata
... people. Others appear to have been abandoned and are sitting empty. Those are my targets. I begin stepping in the vacant holes and all I can find are cold puddles of water in basins of shoveled out sand. Everything is cold! That can’t be. This is called Hot Water Beach. Where are the thermal waters bubbling up from underneath the beach?
I begin to feel disheartened and mislead when I step in something that burns my feet. I’ve found ...
... breakfast in his work van, said
the café was really busy today and it was thought everyone had dropped their
kids back at school and headed out for morning coffee. So it nearly lunchtime by the time we walked
our way home again. Lunch a-la New world
today, via the pottery shop that had a couple of lovely deep red urns on
display on the street. Yes, they were
lovely, but they made Morriss ...
... travel. I payed 10$ for you!"
I manage to catch it, someones pants and a few shoes. My right thong is nowhere to be seen though. *Sigh* And the camera case, *double sigh*. Still, I wasn't as bad of as some others.
We start going back to the bus. A Finnish guy remembers something he forgot, a german does the same.
"Germans..." I say quietly but high enough for everyone to hear.
Half the group are Germans, they decide to ...
... and marine reserves. We decided to walk the route from Hahei along the cliffs calling it at Gemstone Bay and Stingray Bay, finally ending at the famous Cathedral Cove, two long beaches joined through a catherdral like archway through the rock. It looks pretty impressive!
No trip to a beach is complete without a bit of a sandcastle building session, not that mature adults like us would engage in such juvenile behaviour....ahem...Anyway after constructing ...
We awoke and set off in search for the close beach, Marc led us through and over grown field in which we couldn't get through so we had to turn around to find another way around. This time we found the beach but first we had to wade knee high through a river. This freaked Laura out as a fish bumped into her feet and made her jump. Once on the other side we wandered along the beach and watched a man try to surf, we then found a safer ...
Other places to stay in Whangamata
101-103 Beach Rd., Whangamata | Motelfrom $95