Old Circumforaneous Blog

Here are all my previous blogs, mostly covering our caravanning around New Zealand and Australia and some post-caravanning adventures. The first 3 have been transferred to a new Blog heading. So have some family history stories. If I can work out how to delete these I will do so!

  • 66. Taupo to Feilding and Eketahuna

    The Taupo Riverside Market on Saturday was wonderful, we stocked up with lots of fruit and vegs and I also bought a family history book by a local author which has since proved to be interesting reading – certainly not … Continue reading → Read more

  • 65. The “Ernest Kemp”, Craters of the Moon and some Prawns.

    Oh no – somehow this unfinished blog has already been published. Please ignore, here is the real deal. Also, I’ve been corrrected, we were at Five Mile Bay not Beach.  Another evening in Taupo together with friends Graeme and Barbara … Continue reading → Read more

  • 64. Taupo Again.

    This time we thought we’d camp at Five Mile Beach rather than the NZMCA camp near the airport. On arrival we noticed one caravan perched on a rise overlooking the lake, and as we are too long to fit into … Continue reading → Read more

  • 63. Raptors in Rotorua

    We’d heard about a new NZMCA camp in Rotorua so having obtained details via the web headed off for the steamy town. The camp turned out to be high on a hill in the northern suburb of Ngongataha, the site … Continue reading → Read more

  • 62. New Year in The Waikato

    After a lovely restful Christmas and an uneventful ferry trip back to Halfmoon Bay we returned to T5 at Ardmore, staying there one more day in order to enjoy a long catch-up with Asti who I’ve known since sailing days in Bowen Queensland. I resolved … Continue reading → Read more

  • 61. Christmas on Waiheke Island

    We’ve been having a lovely restful Christmas on Waiheke island with Dave’s brother and his family, enjoying wonderful food and wine every day, often on the deck with its beautiful view. What’s keeping Dave from the view? His present from Penny: … Continue reading → Read more