I was at the yard of Wicked Campers bright and early at 7 am, but, alas, I was the only one there. One of the workers came at 8 am, and from him I learned that they opened at 9 am. At 8:30 I learned that our van would not be available until 3 pm, so I texted Anna to take a taxi from the airport and come to the yard. At 10 am we learned that we were getting another van (a bummer, because the first one had a unicorn and was “happier” than the one we got afterward, whose name is Doom).
At 10:30 am we finally started our adventure, and headed west to
Waitakere Ranges Regional
Park, where we took a wonderful of
hikes around the coastal cliffs near the town of , followed by a tramp (Kiwi for “hike”)
up to the waterfall. We spent the night there, and got the excitement of seeing
the hospital helicopter come and pick up a tourist who had luxated his shoulder
up in the waterfall and couldn’t get down. Piha