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Surf’s Up in Raglan

Surf’s Up in Raglan

Raglan is a laid back surfer town located on the west coast of the New Zealand’s north island. It’s a great place to kick back and relax for a few days. Manu Bay is a popular spot for surfers. Thomas went kitesurfing but I was still too sore with my bruised rib to go out […]

Manu Bay – Raglan, NZ

Manu Bay – Raglan, NZ

Photo of the week: Manu Bay in Raglan New Zealand … surfers paradise

Thermal Therapy

Thermal Therapy

I mentioned a few posts back about an accident I had on a boat that resulted in me injuring my rib area. A week after the incident I was still in such pain that it hurt to sneeze. laugh, or lay on my side. I decided to go to a doctor (NZ has an excellent […]

Coromandel Peninsula

Coromandel Peninsula

Photo of the week: Coromandel Peninsula is a sparsely populated wild stretch of coastline on the North Island of New Zealand. It has evidence of some of the earliest Maori settlement in New Zealand. According to legend the Maori first arrived on the peninsula around the 10th century A.D. Beautiful.

Octopus … my new ride/home in NZ

Octopus … my new ride/home in NZ

Getting around in New Zealand can be challenging, especially when you are traveling with heavy and bulky kitesurfing gear. Public transport is limited outside of the bigger cities and not accessible to most of the places we want to visit. We needed our own wheels to explore the beautiful North Island at our leisure. From […]

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