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Karangahake Gorge.

NEW ZEALAND | Monday, 4 Feb 2008 | Views [990]

We had decided to return to the Northland area for our final 5 weeks in New Zealand, on the way we thought we would stop into the Golden Owl hostel again, at the old Gold mining town of Karangahake.   On the way up to our hostel Em & I thought ... Read more >

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Relaxing at Kahoe

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 30 Dec 2007 | Views [600]

We arrived at our next hostel with some hope that it was nice, as it has been recommended on a few occasions; but even we were not expecting this!  The Hostel was a 5th generation farm, the ‘villa’ which we had a double room was built by the owners Great ... Read more >

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Kuaotuna (Coromandel Peninsula)

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 30 Dec 2007 | Views [650]

Our hostel, Black Jacks was again a great place; only a 50 mtr’ walk from the sea and only a 100 mtr’ walk away from the BEST Ice Cream ever (more of that later)  Taking the new advice from our Hostel host, we went back down to the Hot water beach to ... Read more >

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Katikati – Kuaotuna (Coromandel Peninsula)

NEW ZEALAND | Sunday, 30 Dec 2007 | Views [614]

That next overnight stop was in a small hostel 10 km south of KatiKati, first stopping over to have a look at Mt Maunganui.  Katikati being a small town which is known as the ‘Mural Town’ as it has 41 hand painted Murals dotted all around its main road, ... Read more >

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Bay of Plenty, Opotiki

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 8 Dec 2007 | Views [865] | Comments [1]

We had arrived on a Saturday late afternoon, both tired from the days drive; we settled into our beach view room with ease and started to mingle with our new neighbours.   Mingling with a small group of Germans who all work together at the local Kiwi ... Read more >

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Brians Place to Opotiki.

NEW ZEALAND | Saturday, 8 Dec 2007 | Views [630]

This was a much further drive than we had thought, the drive North was fine; but heading along the Northern facing coastline was really hard full of twist and turns.   Saying that it was a hard drive does take into account that we were stopping off ... Read more >

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Hopewell.

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | Views [1189] | Comments [1]

Em and I had been in The Hopewell Lodge for about an hour, this was enough time to decide that we wanted to extend the stay to 3 nights.   It was so peaceful here, partly due to its remote location we suspect; but there were none of the usual ‘backpacker’ ... Read more >

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Hanmer Springs.

NEW ZEALAND | Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | Views [367]

We headed out of Hector with a real sad feeling, we were reminded of a saying ‘Do not cry because it’s over, rejoice because you have achieved it’ which we are beginning to understand.   The drive over to Hanmer Springs was via the Lewis Pass, a lovely ... Read more >

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Banks Peninsular

NEW ZEALAND | Wednesday, 31 Oct 2007 | Views [582]

  We are heading out to the Banks Peninsular to have a couple of relaxing days in a hostel that came highly recommended, near Le Bons Bay which also came recommended for the surf; Em’s excited at last some decent surfing? The drive over to the Peninsular ... Read more >

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Fiji – Octopus Resort

FIJI | Saturday, 15 Sep 2007 | Views [1357]

Bula everyone. The only word we can think off is ‘ WOW ’ to even start describing this place. What an amazing part of the world, soft white sand 5 mtr’s outside the ‘Bure’ (traditional Fijian accommodation) which leads into the most amazing ... Read more >

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