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Back From an Amazing Experience.....

So after our busiest year yet and a very lengthy planning process (Thank you Tripadvisor), the end of November saw us checking in to Manchester Airport, for our holiday to New Zealand or Aotearoa as the Maori know it.

Cases: check, Passports: check, Cameras: Double Check (those who have met Pat will know these were nearly as important as the Passports!), Daughters: Check, Pats Parents: Triple Check, (don't wander off Grandad) and so we board our aircraft and head off half way around the world to Auckland.

The anticipation in the last few weeks before we set off had been almost too much but at last, after 30 hours door to door , jet lagged and tired, we had arrived. The next few weeks passed far too quickly and the highlights were many. The low points? Well there was only one. Sadly, we could not visit Milford Sound, as the road was closed following a landslide. So that is a good reason to go back.

We loved the trip but, it has to be said, there were times, particularly in the South Island, that we could have been back in beautiful North Wales, indeed on one road from Dunedin to Te Anau, you would have thought we were at the foot of the Clywydians behind our home!

We travelled over both islands extensively. Sara conquered her fear of boats. Her reaction to the Dart River Jet Boat ride being particularly memorable. Twinned with a Cheshire Cat being an accurate description. The girls caught Red Snapper in the Bay of Islands, Pat nearly wore out his camera! Christmas saw us in Rotorua to experience the Geothermal wonders and New Year saw us watching a firework display over the bay in Paihia. All in all a memorable trip for all of us and who knows, maybe we'll go back but it was good to come back to one of the best places in the world. Home.

(posted/updated 29/09/2014)

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