Rainy Day at Cathedral Cove – Hahei, New Zealand

A small group of us hiked down to Cathedral Cove today, despite the menacing clouds brewing overhead. The weather here in New Zealand changes quite quickly so we thought there would be a good chance things would clear up by the time we got there.

The walk was very pleasant with large trees and ferns lining the narrow pathways. The air was very moist and you could practically taste the nature. At times the path would become very steep but little steps carved into the earth help guide the w read more

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Hot Water Puddle Spas – Hahei, New Zealand

Laughed all the way to Hahei on the windey roller coaster type roads. Irene and I were in a silly mood and it was one of those giggly days. We jumped off the Intercity bus and onto the Loop bus after helping the elderly driver load on cartons of wine she was to deliver to the town restaurant. We never did eat there but the Church Restaurant happens to be in an old church converted into a lodge and restaurant. Someone joked about sleeping in a church and we thought that was funny. Hey, lots of peopl read more

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