beauty and potential for cool discoveries, and it rekindled my love and desire to be at home. strange how it accomplished both. but the 8 days was spent with two people I care a great deal about, and we had a wonderful time. it was perfect.
here's the photos. explanations for any of them if you ask.
the trip - within this trip i'm already doing - to Tairua with my Mom and with Ian was just exactly what I have hoped it would be. it recharged me in terms of having them here and reminding me that this place has