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... for us the “Rütli”. Later on they built a meeting house on that ground where they could hold meetings and discussions.
Unser Aufenthalt in Russell war erholsam und wir haben speziell das wiedermal wärmere Wetter genossen. Bereits geht es weiter nach Auckland, unsere letzte Destination in Neuseeland.
Our stay in Russell was very relaxing and we especially enjoyed the warm weather. Finally we are heading towards Auckland, our last destination in New Zealand. ...
... For main we shared a seafood platter. It featured the largest and tastiest oyster I’ve ever had, delicious mussels (green lipped mussels which again are a delicacy of the area), calamari, prawns and a couple of types of fish. We had a side order of garlic fries and were both in food heaven. For dessert I did a little bargaining with the kitchen staff and our fellow Brit waitresses and managed to get a chocolate brownie for just $4 when ...
... trip, this time with a 4 hours walk attached to it (sadly not on water)... and yes all the beaches were golden, the water was a turqoise green and ************e was on the beaches- how life can be tough sometimes! After viewing golden beach after golden beach sadly the time had come to get back on the ferry and head back to the honesty box fruit capital that is Moutaka.
The next day I had perhaps the easiest and most relaxing day for a while. A ...
... mainly beaches up there we just got the car ferry over to Piahai and looked around the The Bay of Islands before driving 4 hours back south, landing at Snells beach. We stopped at a Cider cafe which was brilliant, the sun was out, we sat with the manager of the cafe and a manager of a cheese factory, the cafe closed at 4.30pm, it was 4pm at this time. We had a great time and left with 4 complimentary Camembert rolls and some Camembert extra soft cheese for sandwiches! ...
We decided to go to Russell Island today. It is also known as 'the hell hole of the Pacific'. We were told that we were ambitious to do the walk but fool hardy as ever we set off around half 9. We did a coastal walk around the bays to Opua. We caught a vehicle ferry for $1, a bargain. We disembarked the ferry at Okiato, this used to be the capital of New Zealand in the 1800's. It was a few hours on a bush walk to ...
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