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Apr 11, 2011 - Bay of Islands Boat Trip

Today we decided that we would take it easy, almost everyday up to this point has been go go go, drive several hundred K and try to find a motel. We slept a little late, had a leisurely breakfast of toast and cornflakes, then when downtown to look at the beach and the shops. In the afternoon we took a boat tour of the islands out as far as hole in the rock. Our first stop was at the small town of Russell to pick up a few more passengers. After leaving Russell we were told much of the history of the area, Captain Cook spent time in the Bay...

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Apr 10, 2011 - Puhoi

The sign said "Historic Village" so we exited and drove about a mile to this little wide spot. A library, small market and Tui Bar/Hotel. Outside were many Hot Rods and about 50 motorcycles. Lots of Suzuki's, 1 Honda CB4000 and a CBR250, several Triumphs, a couple of HD's, 1 Aprilia, & 1 Ducati. No Yamaha's or Kawasaki's at all. We had a great lunch, Linda's had a hamburger and the patty was about 1" thick. I had a BLT that was pretty good except the bacon was Canadian bacon. A thin slice of ham! After lunch we visited with a NZ family,...

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