North Island Stories
On the road
Fri 9th - Ferry to Wellington - checked into YHA and enjoyed being in civilisation!
Sat 10th - Wander round Wellington, the windy city. Had a look in the Te Papa museum - a huge place which is free to get in with all sorts of exhibits.
Sun 11th - Drove upto Mt. Taranaki - weather not great so didn't see the volcano at it's best.
Mon 12th - Waitam...
Went down under in June 2005 to watch the rugby and do a little sight seeing… well as the rugby was so poor we ended up doing a lot of sight seeing and watched a little rugby!!!
Toured a lot of the North Island and also flew down to Christchurch for a great drive South to Queenstown.
Heading back in January 2007 to tour the South Island (and Well...
North island 2
North Island 2
OUr second visit to the north island was pretty uneventful as our intended trip to Northland was cancelled as they were experienceing some really heavy rain. However, the highlights were sking at Whakapap where jenny and I both managed to turn on a snow board and totally kancker ourselves out after a whole day on the slopes,and walkin...
North Island, part 1
New Zealand - North Island I
Auckland was cold. That was the fiorst impression we got when we left the airport terminal for the first time, it didn't help thatit was raining too. However, not to be put off we jumped on the airbus taxi to town and our chosen bed for the night the FAt Camel Hostel. The hostel was nice enough and we got a windowless ...