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In which we get to the tippy top, and head back again

(This is the second blog of our trip to Northland, New Zealand. For part 1 check out this link: blog post part 1)

After Russell we had an epically long driving day – 3 1/2 hours up the East side of the long spit of land to Cape Reinga at the very tip of New Zealand, and then 3 hours back. 776 more words

New Zealand

In which we head to the tippy top of New Zealand

A couple months ago, I took a week off of work for the kids’ Spring break and we headed up north on a road trip. 785 more words

New Zealand

Tidal Waves


We have to wait for over an hour in Kohukohu for the ferry to come across the bay as there is quite a long queue today to cross over to Rawene but it’s quite cool sitting in the van crossing over from Kohukohu to Rawene. 400 more words


Land of the Long White Cloud

Our two week road trip of Northland was almost at an end and it had been so much better than we could ever have imagined. Our quest of visiting places that we’d missed on our first trip was proving very successful. 931 more words


Gateway to the Bay of Islands

After our unforgettable adventure on the high on the R Tucker Thompson, we needed to get our JWalking land loving legs back in action. Ten minutes exploring the shops of… 1,092 more words


Hukerenui Hotel, Northland

The talk in the Hukerenui pub is of country things. Rain is needed, the woodchopping at the A&P Show was good, and so were the horses, but they could have done with a bit more shade. 266 more words

Teahouse Review

North Island, NEW ZEALAND

Our New Zealand adventure started from North Island. We choose to explore Auckland city, Bay of Islands & Northland for 5 days, then the rest of the trip was in South Island, which I will share the story in another page. 729 more words