Chapter 3: Paihia – Bay of Islands [New Zealand Series 17/18]

Location: Paihia – Bay of Islands (North Island) Hostel: Haka Lodge – Bay of Islands To do: Haruru Falls trek, Waitangi Treaty Grounds, Full day tour to Cape Reinga and 90 Mile Beach (with Intercity). I was finally out of a city environment and on the way to the New Zealand I’ve always wanted to see. I gotContinue reading “Chapter 3: Paihia – Bay of Islands [New Zealand Series 17/18]”

Chapter 1: A long-expected travel adventure [New Zealand Series 17/18]

I’ve been wanting to go to New Zealand since 2001. That’s 17 years ago, after I first watched The Lord of the Rings and then read all the books. Trust me when I say this….when you wait so long to do something, the impact it has on you is huge. In the next few postsContinue reading “Chapter 1: A long-expected travel adventure [New Zealand Series 17/18]”