Sunday, May 8, 2011

where the wind blows

An Easter road trip up north with Hock, Kim and Chin.

23 April 2011, Saturday
Kawakawa, Gateway to the Bay of Islands

Famous for their Frederick Hundertwasser: public toilet
 Grabbed pies for lunch

We reached Cape Reinga after around 7 hours of drive.
Chin rock! She drove us all the time! :)
Yeah.. and we reached the lighthouse!

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Did lots of jumps!

Here's also where Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea meets.
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Checked in at Falls Motel
Bought our fried rice take away on the way back.
24 April 2011, Sunday
Paihia
Waitangi Treaty Grounds and Treaty House
 
 
Vinnie's fisn n' chips for lunch! :)
Kayaking: Haruru Falls (means 'big nose'),
also believe there's 'taniwha' (water monster) living below lagoon.
 The guys went for a swim after kayaking..
Kerikeri
Makana Confections
The Stone Store + Kemp House: NZ's oldest building
 Dinner at La Scaletta
25 April 2011, Monday
We took the ferry over to Russell
 
 
The bullies!

Reached Russell's look out point
 
 Went to Russell town
There was an Anzac Day mini ceremony
at Christ Church: NZ's oldest church

Went around the little town...

The York Street Cafe for brunch.
Awesome food!
Highly recommended :)

 I had lots and lots of fun with this 3 peeps!
Thanks Hock, Kim and Chin for this AWESOME POWSOME trip!
*Btw, this post is dedicated to the possum from the road kill. RIP.*
With love,
Jade

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