Well we are on our last day here and we have no idea where the time has gone. We have not done a lot of anything but lots of nothing. The weather has been good, the water good for snorkeling, kayaking, swimming and the beach lovely. Our place is just off the beach on the hillside and we have been getting free fruit (bananas, mangos and paw paw) and Darren has been trying the local coconuts. We have found a few happy hours that have kept us very happy for a fe...
Darren and Davina's travels
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Well we are on wind down now as only a week left in New Zealand now. The time has just flown by and it seems hard to believe that we have been away for over 7 weeks already. We have seen some lovely sites and done some crazy things but have enjoyed all of it. Darren has walked more than he wanted to - I keep telling him its only an hour/2 hours walk and they turn into 4 hour walks (convinced him to walk 15km today along the Karangahake gorge). I have also egg...
Not much we can do here as our insurance says 'no' 'no' and 'no' to all of the activities that we are looking at. We finally found a whitewater rafting excursion that was only a grade 3 so we could do this. Darren had to sit in the front and just continually got soaked much to my amusment. It was good and we ached after so went to the free thermal pool for a soak. We are going to look at scotland when we get home as you can do grade 5 rafting there and we lik...
Ah back on the North Island where things are cheaper, friendlier and more relaxed. We have decided to travel back up the North Island to Taupo to white water raft as it was blooming expensive on the South Island. A one night stopover here and a round of mini golf - with darren cheating as normal, a meal, short stroll along the beach and off we go to Taupo
We stayed on Old MacDonalds Farm and he had sheep, cows and llamas! I made Darren drive 160 km just so that we could stay there, we had a walk in the National Park as well so that made the trip worthwhile. Not much here apart from Kayaks, walking and one cafe that robs you blind for water and food.