I just love Marianne’s new challenge idea.
Making the effort to explore somewhere new every month. Big, little, the size of the trip doesn’t matter. Just opening yourself to a new place is the challenge. Well this month I went to a festival that happens every year in Katikati. I have often thought about going but never made it.
2014 was the year I finally made it.
So here are some images from the 2014 Katikati Avocado Food & Wine Festival.
My beautiful friend Celia treated me to a wonderful outing. While she tried the venison…
I had a delicious maple syrup crepe.
We both enjoyed a glass of wine…my choice…the Pinot Gris. Very easily downed.
There was music…
Paul and Penny entertained the crowd with Celtic music.
The Reevers had some of the crowd up dancing.
It was a great chance to catch up with my old doctor who sadly has moved on to a new practise.
Luckily the new doctor is pretty cool as well, and for the first time in decades she’s a she !!
Some of our younger generation also provided what was amazing entertainment. Lorde would have loved their rendition of Royals.
Katikati turned on a beautiful day and the crowds came out for loads of fun, the odd catchup with old friends, and the chance to make some new ones.
Not bad for a small rural town with a population of around 4,000 I’d say.