On Friday 10th January 2014 we booked a trip to ‘White Island’, NZ’s most active volcano. We drove the hour and a half south from Tauranga to Whakatane where we were picking up the boat for a further hour and a half’s trip to the island. As we checked in we were given notes to read about all the dangers and risks we were taking visiting an active volcano – and a disclaimer to sign … Continue reading The Mad Smiths Visit Active Volcanic Island…
The Swings along the Estuary Walk
We often like to stop at the swings when taking our evening constitutional.
‘There’s old people on them,’ a seven year old boy said to his dad. He gave us a wave as we abandoned them and continued on our walk home.