Monthly Archives: October 2012

Kaimanawas

Came in off State Highway 5 on the way to Napier. Thought there was a DOC camp at the start of the track into the Kaimanawas, but there was only a very small parking area. So took my heart into … Continue reading

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Taupo

Was a sullen day in Taupo, not at its warm friendly best. Stayed at the Ferry Landing overnight spot on the lakefront. Good view, thank you Taupo District Council. Plenty of people there and no one asked for my self … Continue reading

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Lake Rerewhakaaitu

About 35 minutes south of Rotorua on the road to Murapara. Only one other van here, extremely hot sun and no wind. Heaven after yesterday. Went for a bike into the forest at the end of the road later in … Continue reading

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Spring in Vegas

Except that someone forgot to tell them. Strong and cold westerly winds that kept the streets clear of people, the water full of white horses, everyone well wrapped up and the geese turned their backs on me.

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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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