Category = ‘auckland’

The long journey

The holiday began with approximately 30 hours of packing and sorting... split by the London fireworks in the middle.


We were collected from the airport in our own campervan by Michaela, who runs Campervans New Zealand. She told us our van’s name is Cleopatra... and here she is:

Day 2

Today was all about getting ready. We got up at 7 - Jess slept well, and I ‘slept’ - and wandered down to Kohi beach for breakfast (my first proper coffee since we left home!) - and my water baby wife had a dip in the Hauraki Gulf...