Packing Up

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Walking across the Torrent Bay.
So we packed up about 10am, taking in the morning air. A bit chilly but gorgeous weather once again. We gave our food to the English girls and a European couple whose food had been stolen by a possum. Something we found really funny actually. The first time we came here we had a cheeky possum trying to steal ours aswell, unfortunely these tourists didn't realise we had cheeky critters around here and left their food at the top of their packs - OUTSIDE their tent completely and the possum snuck into it and took away with a days worth of food. So they were pretty happy about it, it meant they could stay another day or two.

It was low tide which meant we could take the easy way across the bay since there was no water in it. We spotted a gorgeous Tui as well. They're so pretty. We headed towards Anchorage, which is full of backpackers and tourists on day trips. It's a lovely beach though and all the water taxis stop here, and we planned to flag one to take us back to base. We weren't there for very long before we jumped on "Aqua Taxis" boat and were heading towards the base. It was a really nice ride actually, and we just had to pay back at their post so no need to carry cash, or to book (but check where they stop first, but there are heaps of water taxis and they go all day).
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Walking across the Torrent Bay.
Walking across the Torrent Bay.
Nathan at Anchorage Bay.
Nathan at Anchorage Bay.
Packing the car.
Packing the car.
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