Bay of Islands
Trip Start Sep 12, 2007
48Trip End Feb 25, 2007
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Helen and me tried to go swimming with the dolphins again- sadly we couldn't go into the water this time as there was a very young calf with them, which may result in it's mother removing the baby from the group temporarily, leaving it exposed to predators. However, we did have a great 4 hour boat trip around the Bay of Islands.
This area was the first landing point in New Zealand by Captain Cook in 1769, and the first capital of New Zealand- the town of Russell -was established in the early 1800's. It's also said to have the second bluest sky in the world, after Rio.
I've had a truly amazing time here in New Zealand, fitting in more in a month than I ever thought I would. Looking back, I have an overload of memories, from the people I met, experiences I had, and crazy things I did!
Well, there it is- another country I'm in love with! What a hussy!
Tomorrow I'm off to the Cook Islands for some deserved (or maybe not) rest!