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The Orca family

They were so amazingly close. We've said it before but it is such a privilege to see wild creatures like these in their natural environment
A Whale of a Time!

February 16th 2014
Saturday 15th collected Maui campervan, quick trip to supermarket for supplies then on to Russell and the Bay Of Islands where we booked into a campsite for 2 nights. Had forgotten how amazing the scenery is, very volcanic and aqua blue seas. Passed some very large dairy herds but only a handful of sheep. Arrived at about 6.30 parked up for a quick meal and into bed - very weary! Sunday morning ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Bay of Islands » Russell

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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