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On the long and windy road. not far from Tongariro

We didn't realize how large a beach resort Tauranga was, but we kept driving along the coast until finally, we got to a deserted stretch of beach.You know how it is to try and find the perfect camping spot away from it all. Or maybe you don't. I will go a long way to find to find the best spot, and luckily Bill was usually game. Of course we went a bit further on just to make sure, but nothing was a nice as the first place we came across. Matata did have a fish store, and not much else, and we managed to snag dinner which we brought back to the van to cook. Other than a couple of fishermen who left after dark, we had the place to ourselves.


I am strictly a warm water guy myself, but relaxing with a couple of cold one's on the beach and then cooking dinner was delightful.



Posted by jonshapiro 15:28

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So glad to see you back and story telling! Great photos as always. Hope all is well!

by Darlene

Serenity now! Nice that Vagabonding at 60 is vibrant as ever!

by Pam Heller

Yes it looks like your kind of place Jon. Very nice! Glad to hear about your latest adventures

by Josn

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