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Rotorua, geysers, Taupo and Tongariro

We woke up in the western environment of the cactus backpackers. Our little room was in a patio and the whole hostel was old but cool. We meet some people while having dinner. An Australian guy with an incredible accent and some other. The weather was crap. It has been crap all day. Raining non-stop. […]

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hot beach?

We got up in Thames prepared to go around the Coromandel Peninsula with more than enough time to arrive in Rotorua by mid afternoon. Well, we miscalculated the time and did not consider the roads. The day was very grey, not a single spot of sky was to be seen in the whole day, what […]

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Poor Knight Islands? another time…

We went to bed quite late after our dinner and conversation with Dominique ( the Swiss) Adam and Jo the British on a tour for a year. We spent another hour trying to find the key of the cozy room we were given, and could not find it anywhere… The night was terribly windy and […]

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Bay of Islands

So after our fantastic nice in Whangaroa, we drove back to Paihia so we could do the full day trip around the many islands in this beautiful bay. This time we had booked, so we had two places for Ms. Piez, close. We started the tour following the dolphins, so some people could swim with […]

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Cape Reinga

After a chilly night at Tutukaka holiday park, we woke up for a shower. Me, hating getting up early in the morning, could not see the machine to enter the 50 cents coin to have the 7 minutes hot shower, so I had a quick cold shower. We went to the diving center to check […]

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