I’m now back home in the UK, after a lot of sitting in planes.
Here is almost, but not quite, a map of the travelling I did while in New Zealand.
Google maps gives me a “route cannot be modified further”, so I cannot put in the precise route from Dargaville to Whangarei.
Now I didn’t actually drive all of that myself: the trip to Cape Reinga was in a coach. But hey, I travelled about a thousand miles. Well, plus the 20 thousand plus miles to get there and back!
I saw so many stunningly beautiful and amazing things. And yet the map shows how little of the country I actually covered: less than half of North Island, and none at all of the larger (and I am told, even more beautiful) South Island. Next time…