Lost in Second-Hand Bookstores

          Another second-hand bookstore appears on our stroll down Latrobe Terrace, and I enter helplessly.  I’ve been on a hunt for the infamous Kon-Tiki by Thor Heyerdahl, and since I’ve found no luck on the Kindle store or in the major chains, it’s these little stores that I now turn to in my search. I…

Tangi

          “Jen has a knack of choosing destination-appropriate books,” Phil joked at a dinner they were hosting for us, after recounting their last holiday and the pile of books that made their way into their home.  “Inda is a bookworm!” S exclaimed, unwittingly establishing a clear line of supply and demand.  That night we went…

Napier, Hawke’s Bay

        1.           S and I are well into our 3rd week together in Napier, Hawke’s Bay, and the thought of leaving is already making us a bit pouty.  Our fantastic digs are set on a fishing wharf, at the edge of one of the many postcard-perfect places in town.  It’s name, Ahuriri, has us…