The North Island in pictures

After almost 5 months on the North Island of New Zealand, I think Its time to recap on all that has happened. Here’s some of the ‘best of’ photographs Jasmin and I have taken.

 Auckland

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One of the locals

One of the locals

This guy really wanted his picture taken with us

This guy really wanted his picture taken with us

Jasmin carrying the board so that i can take pictures

Jasmin carrying the board so that i can take pictures

 

Click!

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Apples make Jasmin go bananas

Apples make Jasmin go bananas

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Some of the KM's we racked up around Hawkes Bay. We have a lot more by now.

Some of the KM’s we racked up around Hawkes Bay. We have a lot more by now.

Us on the Beach at Christmas time

Us on the Beach at Christmas time

Us on Christmas day.

Us on Christmas day.

The touring bikes fully loaded.

The touring bikes fully loaded.

Traded in my bike for a 4WD

Traded in my bike for a 4WD

 

Tiniroto Rd

 

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This bollox

This bollox

 

Gisborne

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Mirk Wood

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Fan tail

Fan tail

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Rere Falls

Feeling Alive

Feeling Alive

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Our awesome hosts back in Gisborne.

Our awesome hosts back in Gisborne.

 

East Cape

Racking up the kilometers

Racking up the kilometers

Training on the beach

Training on the beach

Sunrise through a dirty window

Sunrise through a dirty window

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Tokomaru Bay Wharf

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Sunset Te Kaha

Sunset Te Kaha

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Living the dream

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Wwoofing

The Chucks

The Chucks

Angery Pirate

Angery Pirate

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All the gang

All the gang

 

Volcanic Center

Redwood

Redwood

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Waikite Valley campsite

Waikite Valley campsite

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You could make your tea in that

You could make your tea in that

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The logging trucks we have to deal with.

The logging trucks we have to deal with.

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Kinloch

Kinloch

Kawa Kawa Bay

Kawa Kawa Bay

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Downhill for a few kilometers

Downhill for a few kilometers

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Great Lake Taupo

Great Lake Taupo

Tongariro Crossing

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The Lonely Mountain

The Lonely Mountain

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Cycling to National Park, 50kms of uphill.

Cycling to National Park, 50kms of uphill.

64km of windy roads

64km of windy roads

It was well worth the 64kms for the view

It was well worth the 64kms for the view

All the kilometers done on the North Island

All the kilometers done on the North Island

Thanks to everyone that has followed our travels this far. It’s becuase of you that I’m kept motivated to take photographs and present that in this blog. There’s still a lot more to come so stay with us for more cycling on the South Island.

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3 thoughts on “The North Island in pictures

    • Thanks Eoin. Glad you like it. I totally forgot you had a blog too. I just had a look through some of your recent posts, looks like your having an awesome time. Where are you now?

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