Paihia Beach Resort & Spa
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Microwave in room
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... so,we had to replace them AND we needed jumpers 'cos it wasn't no 38 celsius here. It's logical. Yet day one didn't finish there. For dinner, my wonderful girlfriend had been on tripadvisor and found an Indian restaurant on the nearby island of Devonport, a short ferry trip away. The meal (and wine, obvs) was delicious and a taste explosion but a 'kiwi style' curry lacks heat: I like spice in my life. Finally, one plane, two ferries and three buses later we were in ...
... and ended up wrapping myself in his towel. Eventually he said he'd only have 5 more minutes because he knew he'd be in the dog house if I got any colder. In those 5 minutes a huge grey cloud began to head our way. This I pointed out to Mr house who finally decided to get out and get changed in to dry clothing. Low and behold my comment of I'm glad it's not raining had obviously jinxed us. The heavens opened. I cannot begin to explain the dread I suddenly felt. The only way out was ...
... sand surfing. What a blast. The climb up the steep pitches provided a decent workout in the sand and the higher we got, the more the wind was whipping sand around. More exfoliation. In the pics, the little spec at the top is John pre ride. A natural spectacle and an awesomely (like, surfer talk) fun thing to do.
. Glow Worm Caves: Glow worms are brilliant little characters. ...
We set off from Paihia on our boat trip round the Bay of Islands and soon came across a pod of dolphins swimming back and forwards, in and out of the water. We had seen dolphins in Jervis Bay, but seeing them again here was a delight, especially as they seemed more playful, although just as hard to photograph!
... bit of a mishmash of animals and habitats. Third floor!! WW1 & WW2?!? Regardless, they had free wifi which allowed me to check in with the world and to download a free offline route map for my vast amount of driving out here (and what a godsend it has been) They say only mad dogs and Englishman go out in the midday sun! Well I think "Brits in broom brooms heading to bay of islands" should be included it that statement. Especially as 3 hrs in, your ...