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Album 1: First Impressions of NZ | Album 2: Rangitoto Island | Album 3: A Walk around Auckland's Devonport | Album 4: Puhoi and a canoe ride | Album 5: Kawau Island Mansion Tour | Album 6: Wine, Leigh, a cemetery and a storm | Album 7: Matakohe and the Kauri Museum | Album 8: Matakohe to Hongiaka | Album 9: Kerikeri: History & kaleidoscopes | Album 10: Bay of Islands | Album 11: Hundertwasser Toilets | Album 12: Antarctica in Auckland | Album 13: "On the coast of Coromandel ......" | Album 14: Orchids and Butterflies | Album 15: Driving Creek Railway | Album 16: Along the 309 Road | Album 17: Waihi, Whakatane, not White Island | Album 18: Rotorua | Album 19: Plan B Taupo | Albums 20: Hamilton Gardens, then home | Album 21: Paradise Garden Seats

Album 3: A Walk around Auckland's Devonport

Devonport is a very respectable Auckland suburb easy to find by ferry. Not by road. The ambiguity of road signs on the way here must be a part of a deliberate ploy to stop Australians getting past Takapuna. I drove through Takapuna twice in anticlockwise circles before I understood the fine distinction between straight ahead and veer right. On the basis of information and advice in the Lonely Planet book, we had chosen a B&B in Devonport for a two-night stay. A good choice. There is good food here, good bookshops, lovely old weatherboard houses, views and seagulls. Altogether a very pleasant place for walking around.
Victoria Road
Victoria Road
Quirky Rooftop
Quirky Rooftop
Esplanade Hotel
Esplanade Hotel
Grand Devonport Houses  1
Grand Devonport Houses 1
Grand Devonport Houses  2
Grand Devonport Houses 2
Grand Devonport Houses  3
Grand Devonport Houses 3
Auckland from Devonport
Auckland from Devonport
Old yacht
Old yacht
Devonport garden detail
Devonport garden detail
Schoolgirls in a park
Schoolgirls in a park
Sign at North Head
Sign at North Head
Trees on North Head
Trees on North Head
Cheltenham Beach
Cheltenham Beach
Perfect profile for a volcanic island
Perfect profile for a volcanic island
And another view of it
And another view of it
Captured UFO (larval form)
Captured UFO (larval form)
Gull-attracting ritual
Gull-attracting ritual
Nonconformist gull
Nonconformist gull
Yacht in Rangitoto Channel
Yacht in Rangitoto Channel
Disabled Guns
Disabled Guns
A Devonport Restaurant
A Devonport Restaurant
Jasmine blossom
Jasmine blossom