East Cape

Te Araroa is a tiny settlement with only one campground that offers sites, cabins and some motel rooms (which we chose). Despite the first good looks, the dust hidden between the bedsheets forced my dear husband to get up in the middle of the night to ease the hayfever. At 6 o’clock we cleared the room and were off. Not only because of the dust but because to be the ones that see the sun come up first (in the world)! That’s not the only thing we got though. We had to pay the price for all our reckless gravel roading – a flat tyre in the middle of nowhere. It’s just 200 km to Whakatane …

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