“Sit still I want to kiss you... I said sit still...” - @bbflabradors
▪️”Adapt and overcome every stage of life” 🙂🖖🏻 . Creo que se adaptará el antes que yo a ir a la guarde. Después de varias semanas estando 100% con nosotros hoy hemos vuelto a la rutina habitual. Y eso conlleva separarme de el y de su carita 🖤! Aunque los dos lo necesitamos, siempre encuentro sentimientos contradictorios. Supongo que no soy la única a la que le pasa 🙄 no? Feliz noche! 😘😘 #ootd#igmotherhood#family
December 12 2017 ~ The evening we visited the Hot Water Beach, later in the dark, we even drove further to the north of the Coromandel Peninsula. Our destination was “Earl’s Paradise” - a basic camp ground in the nowhere but strongly recommended by other travelers. They spoke of a real local, unbelievable ironic and warm.
When we finally arrived at 10:30pm, really tired and just happy to have a place to stay after a long day, an old man dazzled us with his powerful torch and said with a hoarse voice the campground would be closed for two years now. Then he started to laugh. No question, this has to be Earl, we assumed.
He invented us to park my van where ever I would like to and to take a seat after it. Questioning his available payment options he just answered he would trust us and we can pay tomorrow or so. Much more interested he was in our motivation to travel, our life in Germany and offering fresh (and really tasty) grapefruit.
After minutes, other travelers joined our conservation. Earl spread such a warm and informal atmosphere, we all strangers got a feeling of community.
After the second plate of grapefruit, Earl invited us to come with him the next morning at 5:30 to see the sun rising.
No sooner said than done! Half-asleep we took his jeep to the beach and experienced the quietness but also the strength of an early morning.
With this special start in the day, it was not hard to be quiet motivated for the rest of the day. Even we would have liked to spend some more days with Earl, the probably most beautiful beach of the peninsula was waiting for us. The New Chums Beach is what most people would describe as a dream beach: lonely, far away from any road, white sand between wild palms and turquoise water, strong waves. We closed our eyes and fell in dreams, accompanied by the orchestra of birds and the ocean - what a day! .
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