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Apr 8, 2017 - Awanui, New Zealand

Saturday, April 8, 2017 Awanui, New Zealand TRAVEL QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” - Mark Twain Which brings us to today’s thing we did so that we will never look back and say to ourselves “We were so close. Why didn’t we just go?”...... Woke up to a partially sunny morning where the sun peeked in and out of the clouds all morning long. It was a warmish morning, probably around 70. Shorts and long sleeved t’s were the order of the day; it never...

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Jul 12, 2005 - Waipoua Forrest

Okay, so we managed to get our rented van dropped off to us at the Kiwi International Hotel, where we stayed and then got the hell out of Aukland. Our first destination was up the west coast as far as we could make it...............we made it to a place called "Waipoua Forrest", which is famous for it's HUGE trees, AND THEY ARE HUGE!!! They put our trees in Canada to shame. These trees were so big they could easily have been hollowed out and made into a little cottage. The type of tree is called a Kauri tree and was salvaged for the gum...

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