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  • Day10

    Akaroa to Okains Bay

    November 16, 2016 in New Zealand ⋅ ☀️ 17 °C

    We took the scenic "tourist" drive from Akaroa and ended up at a lovely secluded camping site at Okains Bay.

    We had delicious peanut butter sandwiches in the misty mountains, it was heavenly after that hike. Roedolf rescued a tiny hedgehog, that was trying to cross the road on our drive. Okains is clearly off the beaten track for most people, we went for a walk on the beach (like we didn't have enough) and found nothing but heaps of shells and a seagull.

    Next we put all our devices on charge, a necessity after 24 hours without electricity.

    Thrilled that it's shower hour. Hot showers are $2 for 4 minutes- (another first) I was devastated, when my shower was jammed and I am standing there but naked without another $2. Not exactly perfect to have a cold shower but I did. I will never take a hot shower for granted again. I had a generous glass of port to get over the tragedy, while Roedolf started the Braai.

    {Issy}
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