Category Archives: Cafe Review

Coast to Coast – Where the Hell is the Mountain?

Snow on the Napier Taupo

The idea was simple enough. A short 3 1/2 day tour, 4 nights, from Auckland, to New Plymouth, Hastings, Taupo and back to Auckland. Some great roads, awesome scenery, sunny warm days. Nights in some of New Zealand’s delightful spots for a few beers and some laughs. Normally on a trip like that there would […]

Mmmm, Chocolate with Breakfast.

Chocolete Brown

Chocolate Brown is situated in the picturesque town of Warkworth, about 60km north of Auckland. If you’re coming from Auckland the best riding route is via State Highway 16 and over Westcoast Road, to Woodcocks Road and into Warkworth township. You’ll find Chocolate Brown at 8 Mill Lane. Chocolate Brown is unusual in that it […]