New Zealand: Coromandel


Kia Ora – hello and welcome back.  So glad you can join us for the first leg of our epic New Zealand road trip in a campervan.  Sticking to our plan of staying away from the bigger cities, we decided to pick up our van from the airport in Auckland and drive straight over to Coromandel Peninsula.  After a very long 20 hour flight from New York, that might not have been the best idea in hindsight but we managed anyway. We drove for 3 hours in the pouring rain and made it to Cook’s beach with just enough time to celebrate Fausto’s birthday before we both passed out. Continue reading