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Feb 13, 2009 - camping with the cows

A tourist can only learn so much about a country by seeing the typical tourist sights. We have been very fortunate to spend the last two days with a retired dairy farmer and classic car aficionado from Hawera, a town in the southeast of the Mt. Taranaki area. We have an old friend, who we first met when he was our student, whose family had a long standing friendship with Bryan’s family in New Zealand since World War II. He insisted that we stop by to visit Bryan who kindly volunteered his paddock (field) as a camping spot for our rigs. When...

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