Taking the long way to Russell

Taking the long way to Russell

I’ve only ever been to Russell on the ferry from Paihia.  Which means I go on foot, which means (remembering I’m rather lazy) that I only ever explore a couple of streets of Russell.  But this was the weekend that we’d change all this by going the long way to...
Spending a morning in Russell

Spending a morning in Russell

Our last day in Northland and James cousins Kylie and her husband Blair had come over to Paihia to spend the night hanging out with us and suggested heading over to Russell for brunch on our last morning in Northland. Boats are frequent and cheap ($30 for a family)...