A Kiwi Bach by zeezee

A Kiwi Bach

I love the quaint little baches that I pass on my walks around our town. We call a holiday cottage a bach ( pronounced Batch ) here in New Zealand. Sadly there are not so many left around the country as they are demolished to put up huge modern houses.
Yes indeed.....we used to stay in a very old fashioned Bach in Whangamata. A friend of my Son & DIL they used to let us stay there. As you walked along the beach & looked at all the expensive beach houses theirs was the one & still is I expect made of wood, painted green with red roof boarding. If you ever go look out for it, at the southern end of the beach. It had charm though. It was very easy to see which was the idea so that the old man could easily identify it when he went for a walk.
February 18th, 2020  
@happypat My daughter lives in Whangamata and I am going there for the day on Sunday! I may just have to go for a wee drive.......
February 18th, 2020  
@zeezee He he I would be interested to see if it’s still there with same painted woodwork. Both older people have died a couple of years ago so family have it now...I doubt they will have altered it though! Between two fancy dine up ones, quite a walk from the jetty end. We could just come out go down the steps & across the little grassy garden onto the beach....I loved it & happy memories of grandchildren when they were very young...they are 10 & six now so it’s about four years since we were there last.
February 18th, 2020  
@happypat I will let you now if it is still there then, and hopefully can take a photo!!
February 18th, 2020  
@zeezee That would be wonderful thank you!
February 18th, 2020  
@happypat Postponed Sundays trip until next Wednesday :)
February 19th, 2020  
@zeezee No pressure, only if you go! Just checked it out on google world & I can see it but it’s more towards the mouth of the river bit at the southern end of the beach...just past the Island View reserve.
February 19th, 2020  
Very quaint!
February 20th, 2020  
Lovely capture
February 22nd, 2020  
@happypat finally going tomorrow!!! Will keep you posted.
March 1st, 2020  
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