Archive for November, 2006

Day 5 – Whakatane “Act Like a Man”

Posted in: Whakatane on November 28th, 2006 – 9:55 pm

   Whakatane 25/11/06 Staying at Lloyds Lodge backpackers. Ant’s comedown for a dive trip this weekend but the weather has packed up on us, too much wind off shore, so no dive or dolphin watching for us this weekend. Instead we went on some of the walks in the surrounding area and then down to […]

Day 2 – Rotorua

Posted in: Rotorua on November 28th, 2006 – 8:30 pm

Rotorua 22-24th November 2006      Stayed at this cool backpackers called Cactus Jacks. It was a little old but clean and had loads of character. The whole place was done in a Mexican gold mining theme, with cartoons on most walls; with the added bonus of the house cat called “Cactus”, he was a little […]

Day 1 – Around New Zealand

Posted in: Rotorua,The OE on November 23rd, 2006 – 10:51 am

Day 1 22/11/06  I started moving this morning on my trip around New Zealand, leading up to Xmas in Christchurch, and just about killed my self lugging my pack and dive gear into The Auckland CBD, so with a hasty re-plan I drop the gear to Antony who will meet me in Whakatane for a dive. […]