I did it. Well, almost, I’m not quite done. I’ve moved from the United States halfway across the world to New Zealand, and I’m in Auckland for a few days before I begin the final leg of my journey down to Whanganui. The last several weeks have been frantic. I’ve quit my job, sold or … Continue reading Southbound and Down: Don’t Panic!
I love Paihia. When I was planning this trip I wanted to spend most of my time visiting new places but no way was I going to fly half-way around the world and not visit this little beach town in Northland, New Zealand. I work in a windowless, soul sucking cubicle and I was hell … Continue reading Bay of Islands Part 2: Paihia to Opua
I was excited to really start my visit to New Zealand. I had arrived at the Auckland airport two days earlier at 5:00 am and was picked up by my poor sleep deprived cousin. After a day of recovery with him, I took the bus to Warkworth where another cousin collected me, and I visited … Continue reading Bay of Islands Part 1: Getting There