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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

On to Otorohanga

It was just a short 25km trip up our next overnight stop at Otorohanga, a new NZMCA camp.  There was a sandy area in the front, a clothesline (always handy), a shed with info and book exchange, and a huge grass area at the back of the camp.  We set up our caravan on site, then departed to deal with a big bag of laundry a little further north at Kihikihi.  We had been to this laundromat before so knew it was a good one with plenty of large machines.

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It’s laundry time in Kihikihi

Just down from the laundry is the Viands bakery, famous for their delicious pies.  With a lamb and mint pie  for him, and prawn and scallop pie for her, we were happy campers indeed, eating our lunch time pies as the laundry did it’s thing in the big machine.  There was a steady stream of customers all calling in for their lunch, so that shows how good their baking is.

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Lunch time

Then it was back to Otorohanga to settle down for the afternoon, passing this colourful iridescent Kiwi on the way into town.  Otorohanga is known as Kiwi Town and has been very successful in breeding our national bird in the Kiwi House and National Bird Centre.

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Welcome to Otorohanga

Barry and Dianne joined our safari trip at Otorohanga – just in time for 4zees.  It’s good to have them along.

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