Monthly Archives: October 2012

Oh Dear

Downhill skater hits deer.

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On to Rotorua

Left Matata and set off for Rotorua. Went off down a back road, Matawahe Rd, a fairly windy road with few other users, a fair bit of third gear stuff, steep stretches and lots of corners. My Garmin GPS told … Continue reading

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Matata – Bay of Plenty

Stayed at Matata DOC campsite. Had a hot shower for 50 cents which is unusual at a DOC campsite. Met a Dutchman and was intrigued by all the storage that he had built into his bus. Turns out he was … Continue reading

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Parking over at Katikati

Left Ray’s rest this morning and spent part of the day in Paeroa. Found it full of restaurants and geared to the passing trade and looking a little bit tired. Has an enlightened council who make it easy for passing … Continue reading

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Ray’s Rest

Don’t know who Ray was, but obviously he used to spend a bit of time here, and I can see why. No matter what the weather it has ever changing moods that take your breath away. Was a somewhat sullen … Continue reading

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New Camera

Have gone and bought myself a new camera, a Canon G12. I am already in love with it, it is the biggest and most featured camera that I can fit into a pocket, and it has a viewfinder which is … Continue reading

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Rolling down to Ray’s Rest

Stayed at Uretiti for a couple of nights where I saw Young Keith, a few days before his next birthday. We won’t go into numbers here, but there does seem to be an underlying inflationary trend, almost like Quantum Easing. … Continue reading

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