Monday, December 17, 2007

Cruisin in the Bay of Islands

While I was in the Bay of Islands I went on an overnight cruise of the islands. We went fishing, snorkeling, had a shooting competition, kayaking at night in bio luminescent algae, and generally had a great time.

This is "The Rock", our boat:







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Sunday, December 16, 2007

Russell, Bay of Islands

This is Russell in the Bay of Islands. Sure, it may look like a picturesque, sleepy little beach town now, but apparently it used to be known as the "Hell Hole of the Pacific".






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Saturday, December 15, 2007

Paihia, Bay of Islands

This is beautiful Paihia in the Bay of Islands. It's the most touristy place I've been to in New Zealand but it avoids feeling like a cookie cutter tourist trap beach town.


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