Monthly Archives: December 2011

Friday 2 December – the long journey home…..

Up at 5.30, in fact I was awake at 4, to head off to Auckland to catch flight home. Leigh and Dan very kindly drove me to the airport, some four hours, and we had an extra passenger. Tessa, daughter … Continue reading

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Thursday 1 December – my last day in New Zealand

My last morning in Ohakune was rather cloudy. We left around midday for the drive back to Taupo. We decided to drive round the right-hand side of the mountain as that was the brighter side. Leigh said it would be … Continue reading

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Wednesday 30 November – a drive towards Whanganui

Another lovely sunny morning. However I woke to find I had a bed companion, or at least he was on the wall above me. I pointed him out to Leigh and she confirmed that it was indeed an Australian biting … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29 November – Tongariro National Park Forest Walk

I hope this posting will reward you for lack of pics yesterday! I am still at Leigh’s apartment in Ohakune. I woke to the cockerel crowing just outside my window and it was wet first thing but dried up a … Continue reading

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