Going North: The Top of the Top

In my eyes, no sightseeing trip to Northland is complete without a visit to the Bay of Islands, Cape Reinga and the ancient Kauri Forest, where the largest kauri tree, Tāne Mahuta, resides. For me, these three places capture the unrefined, innate magic of the far north, whilst also holding plenty of historical and spiritual value. … Continue reading Going North: The Top of the Top

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Going North: Waipu to Kerikeri

Having returned home to the Bay of Plenty following unforeseen circumstances, Daniel and I had to modify our plans for our next travels. We agreed that we would head in the direction of the far north, past Auckland and toward Cape Reinga - the northernmost point of our country. The move seemed logical to two … Continue reading Going North: Waipu to Kerikeri