Paihia Beach Resort & Spa
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... I went for a nice run along the water in the morning and after a lovely breakfast of corn flakes and white toast we were off. Caleb and I even got to watch ESPN Sportscenter at breakfast - it was worth the wait - Ahhhh. We all walked the beach to the area where the first treaty of NZ was signed, the former capital. Some time spent in the sun on the beach and we were ready to embark on our 3.5 hour drive back ...
... br> With hindsight, we wished we had stuck to our own camp cooking as our meal out was very disappointing. One place we liked the look of didn’t have what we wanted (so why it is on the menu?) and then where we did end up eating was a slap dash affair, with no time or quality added into the mix. Oh well, why weren't we surprised...
Back at the carpark and with a fresh (wrong) ticket on our car, we met a ...
... a mile away. We shuttled into town, with someone commenting that we were home. They were right. It was said by a Canadian friend of ours, after all New Zealand and Canada are both part of the Commonwealth. But Paihia could have been any small beach town in the U.S. as well. I am not referring to the things you might expect, the Burger Kings and McDonalds. There was none of that here. But there were beach front hotels, apartments, restaurants, ...
... br> Shortly after parting with Dries, Nelson and I arrived at a motor camp near Haruru Falls and decided to make camp.
Tomorrow it'll be a short ride into Paihia were I've booked a bed in a hostel for 2 nights. So I'll be celebrating x-mas in a different country with (hopefully) some new backpacker friends.
Merry Christmas everyone. Thanks so much for your support and well wishes during ...
Aboard the catamaran "Dolphin Seeker" we sailed around the Bay of Islands in perfect sunny weather. Captain James Cook counted 144 Islands in this bay, which must have looked like Paradise to those early explorers. Most have little vegetation, are uninhabited and come in many different shapes and sizes. Our destination is the " Hole in the Rock", ...