North Island

Cycle touring, New Zealand, North Island, NZ

East Cape Cycle Trip


As I walked out of the dairy in Tikitiki I heard a stranger say “safe journey young lady, safe journey.” I turned around and spotted an elderly Maori man perched on a bench outside the barbers shop. As I jumped back on my bike I thanked him and he nodded. A big smile spread across his face as he watched me pedal away.

That is the kind of thing I’ll remember the East Cape for.

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